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Liatris mucronata


Height - 3 feet

Width - 2 feet


Full sun

Plant Type

Native perennial

Other common names

Texas Gayfeather,
Texas Blazing Star


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Save Water   Low water required
More Color   Showy spires of pinkish purple flowers from summer to fall
Attract Wildlife   Butterflies love the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Little maintenance required; is a good cut flower
Texas Tough    Is relatively tolerant of harsh growing conditions

Interesting Facts

Has been used medicinally to soothe sore throats.  Has antibacterial and astringent properties.

Gayfeathers in Frisco

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