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£ 7.50

Liatris spicata 'Kobold Strain'

Button snakewort

This is a wild flower in the moist meadows of North America but performs just brilliantly in the average garden. 

Easy to grow, the long-lasting spikes of deep magenta flowers appear from August to September above strap-shaped, fresh green leaves. 

The attractive, bottlebrush flowers open from the top downwards looking quite exotic despite its humble origins.  

It makes an excellent cut flower and bees and butterflies love it too. 

'Kobold' purple flower spikes are darker than the species.

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Asteraceae    

Hardy perennial    

H7    

50cm    

35cm    

Fresh green    

Magenta   

Well drained, dry    

Full sun

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