Liatris scariosa Eastern Blazing Star Seeds and Potted Plants
(lee-AH-tris  scar-ee-OH-suh)

Native Wildflower Seeds and Potted Plants

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Liatris scariosa Eastern Blazing Star Flower picture Liatris scariosa Eastern Blazing Star Flower Picture Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
Liatris scariosa picture, eastern blazing star picture Sun to Light Shade August and September Purple 30 to 60 Inches Average 12 to 24 Inches Perennial

Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star Photo by cj Click on pictures for larger images, email for plant availability 

Potted plants are available, $5 each plus boxing/shipping

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Liatris scariosa seed
  Eastern Blazing Star seed

number of seeds

approximate coverage
in square feet

1 packet -  

125 25 sq ft

1 ounce - ---------

 11,300 550 sq ft

1 pound -----------

 180,800 8,800 sq ft

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Seed shipping chart at bottom of page

Liatris scariosa
, Eastern Blazing Star has violet-lavender to rosy purple flowers on tall spikes, which bloom from the top downward making it excellent for cut flower arrangements. This hardy and easy to cultivate flower grows well in lean to moderately fertile soil with good drainage and full sun.  Common names for native Liatris scariosa wildflower include Eastern Blazingstar, Devil's bite, Nieuwland's blazing star, New England blazingstar, and Virginia Blazing Star.  Native Eastern Blazingstar is an excellent wildflower planted in a formal perennial garden or in larger groupings in a prairie meadow planting.  It is well accented when planted with other Liatris, Callirhoe (Poppy Mallow), Echinacea (Coneflowers), Zizia (Golden Alexander), Solidago (Golden Rod), and prairie grasses.  Like other Liatris, Eastern Blazingstar makes an excellent cut flower and attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds. 

Native Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star seed germination is improved after a pretreatment of 3 to 4 weeks of cold moist stratification or when planted outside in the fall or early winter.

The tall spiky flowers of Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star occur naturally in prairies, glades, and savannas from Ontario to Wisconsin and North Dakota, south to Florida, Louisiana, and Texas.  Asteraceae (Aster Family)

 The map below shows areas where native Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star wildflower plants grow wild but it can be planted and will grow over most of the Midwest and Eastern US.  USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.

Liatris scariosa
Eastern Blazing star


New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina

Rhode Island
South Carolina
West Virginia

State Distributional Map for Liatris scariosa, eastern blazing star wildflower seed

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Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star flower seeds

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The minimum seed order amount is $10, this can be a combination of different seeds.
Eastern blazing Star seeds are NOT available

subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =  

 $4.00 shipping

$20.01 - $50.00    =  

 $6.00 shipping

$50.01-$100.00    =  

 $7.50 shipping

over $100.00    =    7.5 % of subtotal


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Easyliving Wildflowers
PO Box  522
Willow Springs,  MO.  65793
Phone 417-469-2611 

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Liatris scariosa, Eastern Blazing Star Plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.