During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it won’t harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
WHITE BLAZING STAR
Feathery spikes of pure white flowers cover 18-36" stems in mid to late summer. Blooms from the top down, over grassy linear dark green leaves. Pest- and disease-free plants are easy to grow. Blazing Star grows best when planted in sun to partial shade. Space 12-24" apart. 8-10 cm bulbs. Liatris spicata ‘Alba’
Product Details for White Blazing Star Botanical Name: LIATRIS SPICATA 'ALBA'Spring Hill Name: White Liatris, White Blazing Star Common Name: White Liatris, Blazing Star or Gayfeather Form: Clump forming Root System: Bulb Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun Height/Habit: 18 - 36" Spread: 12 - 18" Spacing: 12 - 18" Growth Rate: Moderate Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9 (-30 degrees F) Flowering Date: Mid to late summer. Duration: 3 weeks +Flower Color: White.Flower Form: 1' Stiff bottle-brush of dense flowers at top of each spike, opening at the top first and continuing blooming downward. Foliage Type: Unbranched, erect stems with thin lanceolate grass-like, mid-green foliage. Ground Covers: Yes Borders : Yes Cut Flowers : Yes Dried Flowers : Yes Good For Other: Meadow Garden Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moderately fertile, sandy soil/tolerates excess soil moisture in summer but not in winter.
Shipped: 6/8 cm bulb
This item ships in the Fall Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Unique Characteristics: Long-lived perennial bulb, that increasingly multiplies in size. A favorite of florist's, an outstanding cut flower that has a long vase life. Great textured plant, that starts with fine grass-like foliage, and becomes sharper with the vibrant colored bottlebrush blooms.
priced per bag of 5 bulbs.