Liatris

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    Liatris @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Liatris @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Liatris @ Nishiaidu

Basic information

Flower Name
Liatris
Formal Name
Liatris spicata
Alias
Liatris, blazingstar, gayfeather, button snakewort
Habitat
Eastern North America
Morph
Cold hardiness of years grass

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What is Liatris

Liatris spicata (scientific name; Liatris spicata) is a hardy perennial of the Asteraceae Liatris genus native to Eastern North America. Flower heads out of long spikes in the summer, a small five-petaled flowers of violet. Flowers from flowers in bloom towards the bottom.

Common name: Liatris, scientific name:Liatris spicata, aka: gayfeather, blazingstar, button snakewort, origin: Eastern North America, height: 100-150 cm, leaf color: green, leaf: linear lanceolate, total bracts: oval, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf margin: entire, inflorescence: capitate spikes, squeezing: flower heads, flowering: July-September, flowers high: 30 cm Flower: violet and white, Corolla florets 8-13 wheels, small star tubular flowers, florets diameter:0.5-0.8cm, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, use: garden planted, cut flower.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Liatris
Species
L. spicata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, White
Season
JulAugSep
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.8

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