Liatris microcephala

Dwarf Blazing Star

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  • Deep green foliage with deep rose-purple flower spikes in summer
  • Tolerant of poor soils, drought, heat and humidity
  • Important nectar plants for hummingbirds, butterflies and native bees

Height: 18-24 in
Spread: 12-18 in

Zone: 4-9
Color: Rosy purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • Border or Bed
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Edging
  • RainGarden
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Native

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water

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