Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Blazing Star, Gayfeather

Garden(s):

Wall 3, Old Post, Oval, Shakespeare

Type:

Perennial

Height:

35 cm (14 in)

Spread:

50-60 cm (20-24 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part Sun, Part shade

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

July, August

Bloom Colour:

Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Widely grown, often for cut flowers. Flowers are unusually fluffy and are found on spikes that open from the top downwards.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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