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Floristan White Blazing Star

SKU: AM017323
per Bag of 25
No longer available this season.
Floristan White Blazing Star sends two-foot spikes of pure white blooms shooting skyward from mid-summer into fall. Each flowering wand is packed with frilly, nectar-rich blooms that are a butterfly’s dream come true. This North American native selection was bred for excellent performance as a cut flower, be sure to gather handfuls for filling vases. (Liatris spicata)
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Botanical Name
Liatris spicata 'Floristan White'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24-48" tall
Bloom Time
Mid summer to fall


24-48" tall x 12-18" wide. Floristan White Blazing Star (Liatris spicata) has narrow, grass-like leaf blades that add textural contrast to its gleaming white spires. Each plant produces multiple flower spikes in dense clumps for a strong vertical presence in the garden. Plant in mixed perennial beds to provide to break up bright colors and complement bold textures. Liatris plants thrive in full sun under a variety of growing conditions, provided soils are well draining. Plants are drought tolerant once established. A low-maintenance beauty perfect for perennial borders and butterfly gardens where Liatris is a favorite of bees and butterflies. Allow seed heads to stand in autumn to provide seed for visiting songbirds. An excellent native selection for naturalizing in meadow plantings and tolerant of hot summers in the southern states.