Common Name: Small Headed Blazing Star

  • Habit: Perennial Herb
  • Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Average, Dry
  • Height: 1-2′
  • Flower: Violet, Aug, Sept
  • Fruit: Numerous small brown seeds with pappus to catch the wind.
  • Fall Color: No
  • Natural Habitat: Grasslands/Prairies, Rocky Outcrops

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Liatris microcephala is a low-growing cluster of grass-like basal leaves that puts up multiple stalks lined with brilliant violet-purple tiny flowers. The flowers are small with extended stamens, giving the stalk as a whole a fuzzy purple appearance. Drought tolerant, this plant thrives in full sun and well-drained soils.

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