Liatris ligulistylis, Meadow Blazing Star

Monarchs flock to Meadow Blazing Star -so should you.

Seeds of Liatris liguistylus look great in fall too.
Liatris ligulistylis, Meadow Blazing Star, is a tall Liatris species well-suited to gardens because of all the Liatris species, it is the most adaptable to more or less soil moisture. Due to its height, it is also great at attracting Monarchs. Below is a list of the four Liatris I grow, each with its own soil moisture requirements. For dry soils, and similar height, plant Liatris aspera, for moist soils and similar height, plant Liatris pycnostachya.

Blooms: magenta-pink, August into September

Height: 3 to 5 feet

Conditions: sun to pt sun, moist-medium to medium-dry soils

Liatris bloom from the top down -this is the uppermost flowers.