Photo Courtesy of Pizzo Native Plant Nursery

Liatris scariosa var. nieuwlandii (Savanna Blazing Star)

This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy thistle-like bright purple blooms that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
2-3 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low Moisture
Native to Native