Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 Liatris spicata - Blazing Star

Liatris spicata
Liatris spicata
Cultivation Information
Height - 2 to 4 feet
Flower Color - "Powerful Pink"
Blooms - July to August
Soil - Average to moist
Sun - Full sun
Hardy Zone - 3 to 8

Family: Asteraceae
Seed just before collecting - fall 2015
Liatris spicata
Wildlife Significance -
Pollinators  Attracted - Bumble bees, digger bees, leaf cutting bees and butterflies

For more details visit the Illinois Wildflower site
Natural Range
The USDA the Natural Resources Conservation Service has a wonderful map showing the natural range of Dense Blazing Star

    Seed Provenance -Jamestown, New York Audubon Center & Sanctuary - Native Plant sale 2010, Nodding Onion Garden seed 2011. Senior naturalist - Jeff Tome - NOG 2012 - present