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Liatris spicata - 'Kobold' (Gayfeather, Blazing Star)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous
Form Spreading clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Purple Flowers (Summer late), Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Liatris spicata:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Liatris spicata

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Liatris spicata:

  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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Common Missspellings: Leatris, Lyatris, Liatrus

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