Meadow Blazing Star

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The Meadow Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylis) is a beautiful perennial wildflower native to North America, known for its vibrant purple flowers and its ability to attract pollinators.

Here are some key facts about Meadow Blazing Star:

  • Appearance: It features slender, upright stems reaching 1-5 feet tall, adorned with narrow, lance-shaped leaves. The star-shaped flowers form dense, showy spikes at the tops of the stems, blooming in late summer and lasting for several weeks. Their color ranges from magenta to deep purple, attracting butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.
  • Growing conditions: It thrives in full sun to part shade and prefers well-drained, medium-moisture soil. Although tolerant of some drought, consistent moisture encourages optimal growth and flowering.
  • Planting: Seeds benefit from stratification, a cold and moist period mimicking winter, to break dormancy and improve germination. You can either sow them directly outdoors in fall or use cold stratification techniques before spring planting.
  • Care: Meadow Blazing Star is relatively low-maintenance once established. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, and occasional deadheading spent blooms to prolong flowering are generally sufficient.
  • Benefits: It provides nectar for pollinators, adds vertical interest to gardens, and is considered a valuable addition to native plant landscapes.

Overall, the Meadow Blazing Star is a low-maintenance, rewarding wildflower that brings beauty and ecological benefits to your garden.

Meadow Blazing Star



I love Native Sunflowers in my home garden and landscape.

Mary Hoggins
Tyler, Texas

Last year in the Fall, I collected a lot of seeds I planted this year.

Roger Holmes
Dallas, Texas

They really added a big splash of color to the front of my house garden bed. Love them!

Audrey Long
Mobile, Alabama

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