University of Illinois Extension
Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Rough Blazing Star
Liatris aspera

Flowers of Rough Blazing Star
Flowers of Rough Blazing Star

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
August - September
 

Features

Numerous purple flowers on a long spike.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained sites. This plant tolerates dryness.

Notes

Found in prairies and other dry sites.