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Kobold Gayfeather

Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Pronunciation: ly-AT-riss spi-KAH-tuh
SKU #05788
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This more compact cultivar forms low grassy clumps which produce recurring spikes of showy pink blossoms. Naturally adapted to meadow gardens, but equally at home in sunny beds and borders. A long-lasting flower, excellent for cut flower arrangements. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Bellflower (Campanula); Yarrow (Achillea); Avens (Geum)
CARE
Care Easily grown in fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture but tolerates mild drought. Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore Cultivated by seed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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