Liatris spicata has long, purple or rose flower spikes with grass-like green foliage. The blooms make for a popular cut flower. Erect, tall, and clump forming. Attracts butterflies and birds!
This plant will tolerate a variety of conditions, such as summer heat, humidity and drought. Its preference is moist to wet soils in full sun.
For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LISP