Blazing Star - Liatris

Native to USA

Highlighted Species: Blazing Star - Liatris spicata, Meadow Blazing Star - Liatris ligulistylis

Herbaceous perennial ranging from 2 to 6 feet in height (depending on the species), Blazing Star blooms pink-purple flowers from July to August. The nectar-rich flowers are favored by butterflies and other insects, which will in turn attract insectivorous birds. The seeds of Blazing Star attract Black-Capped Chickadee and other seed-eating birds.

Birds Most Commonly Attracted to Blazing Star

American Goldfinch     Black-Capped Chickadee      Indigo Bunting     Insectivorous Birds     Tufted Titmouse