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We've still got a few weeks of potentially cold weather to come, but we will be starting to make our indoor and conservatory plants available soon!  

Seasonal Interest

Bare root perennials

Summer Flowering Bulbs

Potted spring-flowering bulbs

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Month of flowering

Liatris spicata

Liatris  spicata
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Common Name: Blazing Star, Gay Feather, Button Snakewort

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  prairie
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


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Clumps of tall spikes topped with masses of tiny purple-pink flowers from July to August. Lovely in drifts amongst grasses. Unusually, the flowers open from the top downwards. Needs well-drained soil, and may rot in heavy clay. Dies down to clumps of tuberous roots in the winter.


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