Slender Blazing Star

Slender Blazing Star

Liatris cylindracea


The most compact of all the Liatris species that we offer and historically the only one that was widely distributed across southern Ontario. Widely used by restorationists this drought tolerant plant produces small feathery purple blooms along its short stems. Blends well with and provides contrast for most other prairie species.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 8-18 Inches

    Blooms: July to August

    Bloom Colour: Purple

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Dry, Average Soil

    Habitat: Prairies & Dry Meadows

Pot Sizes

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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