Tufts of grass like foliage above which the flower spikes look a bit like lilac-mauve feather dusters. The flowers open in late summer or early autumn, the ones at the top of the spike emerging first.
This planting is in the Long Border garden .
Purchased from Hampsons
Latest Milestone Blooming
Prairie Gayfeather normally grows to a mature height of 1.50 metres (that's 4.88 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
More information about Liatris spicata is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Liatris spicata Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.