Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie Blazing Star) [20 Seeds]

$4.25

Germination Information: I recommend these seeds only for gardeners who have experience with seeds that need a chilling period. The easiest approach is to surface-sow (do not cover) the seeds in a pot in fall to early winter, setting them outdoors in a spot protected from mice so they can get a natural chilling period and then germinate when conditions are right in spring. If you sow after December, give the pot an artificial chilling period of 2 to 3 months.

Note that this information will not appear on the seed packet you receive.

Please read the description as well before ordering.

In stock

Description

Prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya) produces dense, fluffy spikes of purplish pink blooms on 3- to 5-foot-tall stems in mid- to late summer. The abundance of tightly packed blooms provides a bounty of pollen and nectar to visiting bees, hoverflies, butterflies, and other pollinators. It’s so tall that it can be sprawly in the loose, rich soil of a well-prepared border; that’s less of a problem when there is competition from closely spaced companions. Native to many parts of central North America. Full sun; average to moist but well-drained soil. Perennial; Zones 3 to 9.

2021-collected seeds sold out. I hope to collect again in October 2022. At least 20 seeds. Unknown ecotype.

Please read the germination information as well before ordering.

About Hayefield Seeds

Ordering Information

Shipping Information

Shipping Restrictions

Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.