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flower Genus and Species: Liatris spicata
Family: Asteraceae
Common Name: Dense Blazing Star, Spiked Gayfeather
Habit: perennial, reseeds
Height: 2-3 feet
Flower Color: rosy-purple to lavender Native to: central United States
Range: eastern and central United States
Blooming Period: June-September
Water Requirement: low, drought tolerant
Soil Type: sterile
Exposure: full sun
Seed Count: 138,000 seeds/lb
Seeding Rate: 12 lbs/acre
Miscellaneous: tolerates low pH soils; competes well with grasses; excellent in dried flower arrangements
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