Liatris spicata 'Kobold'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||ly-AT-riss spi-KAH-tuh|
|Lore||Cultivated by seed.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Bellflower (Campanula); Yarrow (Achillea); Avens (Geum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9