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Today's bloom is Gayfeather (Liatris spicata)

Bloom of the Day for May 20th, 2012:

Gayfeather
(Liatris spicata)

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Information:
Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender, Purple, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 10b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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16 vendors have this plant for sale.

111 members have or want this plant for trade.

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There have been 4 comments posted about this bloom.

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pirl wrote:
Beautiful garden.

mgarr wrote:
Thank you, it is my old garden. I now have started a new one in a different location. Lots of work!

cmccrell wrote:
It IS beautiful! I have a blank spot in my garden where some out of control geum used to be, I may put this plant there. Might I ask what that plant is that is to the front on either side of it in the photo? I have one that has been planted apparently via bird and I don't know what it is.

Dinu wrote:
This is a very pleasing photo! Delightful colours and the way they are grown! Simply beautiful.


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