Species Name:  Liatris aspera

Common Name: Rough blazing Star

Zone: 3 to 9

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry to Medium

Soil Types: Well drained, Sand, Loam

Fertility:  Poor to Medium

pH: 6.0 to 7.0

Bloom Time: August to September

Habit: Multi-stemmed 2 to 4 ft tall corm forming plant similar to other Liatris species
 but much more drought tolerant. Grows in very dry sandy soils to well drained loams.
Provides abundant nectar for pollinating insects in late summer through fall.
This plant as with all liatris species is considered deer resistant.

Liatris aspera


Liatris aspera