Liatris scariosa, or Eastern Blazing Star, is a two-foot-tall perennial preferring dry soils in part sun. Eastern Blazing Star’s rose-purple flower spikes appear in late summer from August to September. The plant attracts Monarch butterflies, hummingbirds and other butterflies.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Dry-Medium
Height: 2′
Bloom time: July-Sept
Color: Purple

Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star