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asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th May, 2020

How big do Liatris grow?

The flower stalks can grow up to 6 feet tall. Mine grew to about 30 inches the first year and my established plants now have stalks about 4 feet tall. Be sure to keep the size of the plant in mind when planting liatris.

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Moreover, does Liatris spread?

The plant spreads slowly, but eventually becomes 3 to 5 feet wide. One plant is usually enough for most garden spaces. Blazing Star self-sows and also spreads through underground roots.

Additionally, how do you grow Liatris bulbs? Dig a 6-inch-deep hole for each blazing star corm or rhizome. Space the holes 12 to 15 inches apart in all directions. Set a corm in each prepared planting hole with its flat side on the bottom. Fill in the hole with soil immediately after planting.

Similarly, do Liatris come back every year?

WHEN TO PLANT: Liatris corms are planted in spring, when the weather is cool and it's easy for the young plants to get established. Flowers usually appear the first year, approximately 70 to 90 days after planting, and the plants will rebloom for many years to come.

Do you deadhead Liatris spicata?

Gayfeather care includes the unfortunately named deadheading. As soon as the beautiful blooms begin to fall and wither, it's time to get out the pruning shears and give the gorgeous flowering plant a good haircut. Deadheading encourages the plant to direct its energy into the production of bigger and better blooms.

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