Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’ or “Blazing Star” stands outs with its beautiful rounded, fluffy, feather-like light purple blooms that grow in spikes along a thick stem. Lanky stalks grow from a mound of narrow, glass-like foliage that feature shades of light and dark green leaves. This variety is grown from seed.
Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’ prefers moist, fertile soil with plenty of available nutrients, but can handle poor soil and is ideal for rain gardens or cut flowers. Tolerant of high heat and humidity, Liatris spicata enjoys full sun and is hardier than other species of Liatris, typically blooming between July and August. Showy in appearance, Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’ eye-catching flowers are sure to attract pollinators such as hummingbirds, songbirds, and butterflies.