Liatris ligulistylis (Meadow (Rocky Mountain) Blazing Star)

This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy deep lavender to magenta flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

(Desert Eve™ Series) Large flat clusters of tiny dark pink flowers open on fine fern-like foliage; often used in dried flower arrangements. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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Sprays of star-shaped bright orange flowers sporting deep red throats bloom on stiff, upright stems with narrow spiky leaves resembling those of lilies. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular yellow-orange flowers that rise atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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This tall, clump-forming perennial features multi-branched hairy stems each topped with a spire that blooms to reveal tiny purple flowers. The foliage is comprised of sharply serrated lanceolate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This herbaceous perennial features large flower heads consisting of semi-double bright yellow rays around a large golden yellow centre on tall thin stems and foliage of dark green coarsely toothed leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of purple, red, or white flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage turns a shade of rich bronze in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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