Liatris spicata 'Kobold' SEED STRAIN
Common name: gayfeather, blazing star, dense blazing star or marsh blazing star.
Zones 3 to 9.
Plants reach 18 to 30 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide;
tall, upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial.
Growth rate: Moderate. Multiple spikes of bright, rosy lavender flowers open from top to bottom beginning in early summer. Narrow, opposite leaves are up to 10 inches long at the base of the plant and decrease in length up the stems.