About Wild Button Blazing Star

Tufts of lavender flowers loosely line the stems creating a showy flower spike. Blooms August–September. Protect bulbs from rodents. Quite adaptable. Seed from Fayette County, Iowa.

About Blazing Star

Vertical spikes of flowers. Loved by butterflies. Seeds eaten by birds.

Pot Size & Price
3.5-in. pot
Sunlight Exposure
Full Sun
Plant Traits
Minnesota Native

Other varieties of Blazing Star

Liatris puncatata, spikes of lavender flowers
Photo from the Wikimedia Commons by Matt Lavin

Wild Dotted Blazing Star

Liatris ligulistylis, close up of the lavender button flowers on vertical spikes
Photo by Nadiatalent from the Wikimedia Commons

Wild Meadow Blazing Star

Liatris pycnostachya, lavender flower spike
Photo from Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder

Wild Prairie Blazing Star