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Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Quick overview

Lovely tall erect spikes of deep purple flowers, pollinator friendly, clump forming, with narrow, grass-like foliage. Plant mid-border and in containers and with grasses. x4 bulbs in the Grow Club.

CODE Option Availability  
Option:4 Bulbs
SPP00605a
In stock
£3.95
Option:8 Bulbs
SPP00605b
In stock
£6.95

Known as the blazing star or gay feather, an herbaceous perennial flowering plant from the sunflower and daisy family Asteraceae.

Origin/native: Eastern North American prairies

Delivery from April.

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Plant Details

Flowering Time:
From late July
Genus / Species:
Liatris spicata
Cultivar / Variety:
'Kobold'
Common Name:
Gay Feather
Height / Spread:
1m / 45cm
Type:
Hardy Perennial Bulb
Bulb Size:
10/12
Pollinator Friendly:
Yes
Cut Flower:
Excellent tall cut flower

Preferred Conditions

Planting Depth:
10cm
Soil Type:
well-drained soil, generally semi gritty and moderately fertile
Where to Plant:
Container displays/front of borders/under trees/grassed areas/rock gardens
Position:
full sun/part sun
Watering:
Watering regularly while establishing and in containers, daily in hot conditions
Care Tips:
Perennial plants will come back each year so decide to plant them in final growing positions or if you grow them as container displays they can be planted out after flowering.
Feeding:
After flowering you can apply a balanced liquid fertiliser weekly for a month to build up the bulbs for next year.

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