Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Rough Blazing Star, Button Blazing Star, Tall Blazing Star

Rough Blazing Star, Button Blazing Star, Tall Blazing Star

Liatris aspera

Full sun, medium to dry moisture level, tolerant of poor soils preferring rocky or sandy, acidic pH.  2-5 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, purple/pink flowers, rarely forms colonies by re-seeding.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide but particularly in Cumberland Plateau

Easy to grow.  Showy flowers.  Tendency to flop over if grown in too rich soil or too much moisture.  Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees.

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