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Liatris spicata Kobold Original

Liatris spicata Kobold Original

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Scientific Name : Liatris spicata
Common Name : Gayfeather
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40.0°C)
Product Form : Bareroot
Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Columnar, Mounded, Upright
Characteristics : Heat Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Abundant flower spikes on compact stalks are outstanding as cut or dried flowers and are a magnet for butterflies. Attractive planted with rudbeckia, echinacea or phlox.

Idea & Tips : Grow in light, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun.
Grower Information : Shorter cultivar with thick, rosy violet flower spikes. This is the true original ‘Kobold’, raised from divisions, not seed. Only one root required per pot.
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