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Prairie Gayfeather care instructions

Liatris spicata

All care instructions and information about Prairie Gayfeather (Liatris spicata) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Prairie Gayfeather annual or perennial?
Perennial
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Prairie Gayfeather?
Very easy 1/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Prairie Gayfeather grow into?
Erect
Hardiness How frost hardy is Prairie Gayfeather?
Hardy
Country of Origin Where did Prairie Gayfeather come from?
United States
Mature Height How tall does Prairie Gayfeather grow?
1.50 metres / 4.88 feet
Mature Spread How wide does Prairie Gayfeather grow?
45.0 cm / 1.46 feet
USDA Zone Range Which zones does Prairie Gayfeather grow best in?
Zone 3 to Zone 8
pH Range The level of acidity for Prairie Gayfeather.
-
Water Requirements How much water does Prairie Gayfeather require?
Medium
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Prairie Gayfeather need?
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Soil What sort of soil should I plant Prairie Gayfeather in?
Loam / Sand
Sun How much sunlight does Prairie Gayfeather need to grow?
Full Sun / Partial Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Prairie Gayfeather be sown directly?
Yes
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Prairie Gayfeather?
8.0 cm / 3.12 inches
Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Prairie Gayfeather?
15.0 cm / 5.85 inches
Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Prairie Gayfeather?
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Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Prairie Gayfeather need in order to germinate?
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Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Prairie Gayfeather in?
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Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Prairie Gayfeather seedlings.
91.44 cm / 2.97 feet
Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Prairie Gayfeather seedlings.
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Bloom Time When will Prairie Gayfeather bloom?
Late Summer
Harvest Time When is Prairie Gayfeather ready for harvest?
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Pruning Time When should I prune Prairie Gayfeather?
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