5 Free Liatris Spicata
Blazing Star, Grey-feather and Button Snake-root are other names for Liatris. Tall wands appear in summer tightly packed with feathery-like flowers. Ideal for the herbaceous border, large pots and containers.
Flowering time: Late July through to early September.
Height 70 – 80 cm.
Large Bulbs Supplied, Size 14 up.
Plant: March-April. 5 cm deep. Spacing 30 cm. Flowers July-August. Height 70-80 cm.
Hardy. Perennial. Needs a sunny position, along with well-drained rich fertile soil. It is best to start these bulbs in pots first to allow them to root; the flat smooth side is the bottom of the bulb. Once rooted, remove from the pot and plant in the desired place Make sure the plants have plenty of water and feed (slow release fertilizer) during the growing season.
Propagation: Divide over crowded clumps in spring.