Have you seen the vibrant spikes of purple and white in the Gardens? Liatris spicata, or Dense Blazing Star, are native perennials that bloom along a stalk like a bottlebrush. This perennial attracts bees, butterflies, and many other beneficial insects. Take a walk around the Gardens to find the different colors and varieties planted throughout the Wildflower Woods. Some other show-stopping bloomers throughout the garden include Astilbe, Masterwort, Hosta, Shasta Daisy, Goldenrod, Beebalm, Beardtongue, Hyssop, Swamp Milkweed, Meadow Rue, Coneflower, Joe Pye Weed, and Black-Eyed Susans.

Dense Blazing Star Liatris spicata

Dense Blazing Star

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