Plant Details: Granite Gayfeathers
5 - 8
Dwarf blazing star
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.
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