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Meadow Blazing Star Seed Packet

SKU: AM012946
per Packet
No longer available this season.
Meadow Blazing Star is a true monarch magnet, attracting butterflies (and other pollinators) to the late summer garden with unique purple blossoms. Tall, upright plants reach 5’ in height and are perfect for a meadow or perennial garden border. This easy-to-grow native wildflower grows in full sun to partial shade and tolerates average soil. Deer resistant. (Perennial)
key features
Botanical Name
Liatris ligulistylis
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
60" tall
Seed Coverage
covers 20-30 square feet
Bloom Time
Late summer


Meadow Blazing Star, or Liatris ligulistylis, is a must-have for any pollinator garden or monarch waystation. This native beauty provides an abundance of pollen to butterflies in the late summer into the fall, often when they need it most. Its height also makes it an easier target for monarchs and other butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.

This showy wildflower grows to be 5’ tall and looks right at home in the back of the garden or in a prairie or wildflower meadow. If grown in a formal garden setting, you may want to stake the plants. Be sure to put this somewhere you can watch the butterfly show!