Plant Details: Granite Gayfeathers
Category Perennials  
Zone: 5 - 8
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Granite Gayfeathers Variety  
Regional Names Dwarf blazing star
Botanical Name Liatris microcephala
Description This perennial grows well in the driest and harshest sunny conditions. Species microcephala is often found growing in rock crevices in full sun. Most of the year it is a short clump of narrow linear foliage appearing as a clump of healthy grass.In early fall it puts up spikes of fuschia/blue flowers that will last until frost. The Latin species name translates in English to small head. Each of the many spikes are covered in tiny flowers like a bottle brush. This species matures to 3'High x 3'Wide.
Notes
 
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
Y
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2016-05-26 20:48:03.0
Container Size
Price
Qt. container
8.00
1 Gallon
12.00
Last Update:
2010-04-15 22:27:42.0
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