Liatris spicata, or Marsh Blazing Star, is a 2-4 foot tall long-lived perennial preferring moist to wet average soils in full sun. Marsh Blazing Star’s pink-purple flower spikes appear in summer, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and birds. The plant is great for moist meadows.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Wet-Moist
Height: 5′

Liatris spicata marsh blazing star