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Dense Blazing Star, Liatris spicata

Dense Blazing Star

  • Dense blazingstar is an airy plant with flower heads reaching heights of  60 - 150 cm. The bright purple-pink flowers bloom in July and August.  Dense blazing star is a threatened species in Southern Ontario, its most northern range, due to the ongoing destruction of Ontario's tall grass prairy remnants.


    Blazing Star is a bee and monarch butterfly magnet.  The abundant flowers also attract hummingbirds. Huge amounts of seeds feed songbirds in winter. 

    Growing conditions:

    Best grown in full sun. Very adaptable to any soil with average to moist conditions.

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