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Today's bloom is Round-headed Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylis)

Bloom of the Day for May 3rd, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Magenta (pink-purple)

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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22 members have or want this plant for trade.

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Beautiful bloom of the day...

Kell wrote:
I love this one too!

DavidofDeLand wrote:
"Where's that nectar down in there? I'll just stay here till I get to it. This flower is too darn frilly!", said the Monarch... ...Looks like an effort for the Monarch but a beautiful picture for us. Beautiful plant too!

DavidofDeLand wrote:
...all the time thinking to itself;........."My Probascis is getting all tangled up trying to get down there!" HaHaHa! David This message was edited May 3, 2013 2:58 PM

sunkissed wrote:
One of my favorite wild flowers, a butterfly magnet they are. They pop out here in October and I can spend a whole day in a field of them watching the butterflies enjoy them.