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Blazing Star Liatris - Modern Cut Flower

Category: Plants | Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:40 pm

One of my favorite things to do is to cut flowers for vases in my home. If I can get a plant that not only looks good outside, but inside -- perfect.

Recently the Liatris were blooming on the corner of the house. As a native Wisconsin plant, I've always liked it for the lovely spikes of purple.

So, I couldn't resist. I cut one for a vase next to my bathroom mirror. Wow. I couldn't believe the look.

Stuck in a little bud vase all by itself, Liatris is a beautiful and unusual flower. Very modern looking -- I'm sure that with a larger arrangement it would work equally well.

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gardengater wrote on Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:51 pm:

That bloom is unusual and beautiful. Wouldn't it just make a great addition to an arrangement.


eileen wrote on Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:55 pm:

What an attractive plant your Liatris is. I love the colour!!!


kuntrygal wrote on Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:30 pm:

Beautiful plant and lovely color, my fav. I had a Liatris and it produced 2 stalks, but they didn't get full like yours appears. And then it croaked!!


Creative_1 wrote on Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:59 am:

Many of the plants in my garden need to be hardy enough to survive neglect. :) I'm lucky with this one, I guess.


Sherry8 wrote on Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:57 pm:

I love the liatris...and so do the little finches in my garden area. I just ordered some more white liatris so I could have it in a few more areas....Sherry

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