Gayfeather

Liatris mucronata

Size

Height - 3 feet

Width - 2 feet

Sun

Full sun

Plant Type

Native perennial

Other common names

Texas Gayfeather,
Texas Blazing Star

BLOOMING
MONTHS

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Full plant view

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