Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Liatris, Gayfeather

  • Scientific name
    Liatris sp.
  • Height
    24 to 48 inches
  • Bloom period
    July to September
  • Color
    White, lavender
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Adapts well to dry locations. Spike flowers open from top downward.