Liatris cylindracea

Blazing Star, Ontario

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Native to the central United States and north on sandy soils and in open limestone glades and barrens, the Ontario Blazing Star has very narrow grass-like leaves and grows to 2 feet tall with stalks of 1/2 inch light rose pink mid-summer flowers. Not as delicate in aspect as L. microcephala, but not as coarse, either, as L. spicata. It's a good one for dry, very well drained, poor soil and full sun.



Roof Garden

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Hummingbird Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Full sun

Soil Condition

Sandy, Average

Moisture Tolerance





24 to 36, 12 to 24

Flower Color

Violet, Rose, Pink



Bloom Time

Late summer, Mid summer



Hardiness Zones

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7