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Liatris (Spiked Gayfeather)


Liatris spicata ASTERACEAE
Plants have narrow, grass-like leaves. Bears tall, showy 15" spikes of delicate, brush-like, rose-lavender flowers which appear in August/September. Medicinal: The bitter-tasting decoction of the tuberous root is used topically for sore throats, and internally as a diuretic to cleanse the lymph and move metabolic wastes. Contains coumarin which enhances the circulation and increases anti-coagulant activity.
Pkt. (0.3 g, 72 seeds)

[Culture: Perennial, zones 3-9/70°F/---/7-12 days/direct sow, transplant/sun/36" ht./12"-16" apart]


Pkt. (0.3 g, 72 seeds)
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 18 November, 2004.

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