Specie: L. spicata
Dense blazing star, prairie gay feather
Name in Latin: Asteraceae
Name in English: Aster
Origin: herbaceous perennial plant native throughout most of eastern North America. Survive in the winter in the form of corms.
Growth Habit: Plants form a low clump of grassy looking leaves, bearing tall spikes of bright magenta-purple flowers beginning in midsummer.
Flower:showy purple, the flower heads have disc florets and no ray florets
Blooming Period: July and August
Leaf: small and acilular
bouquets , arrangements, adds line, colour
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 7-10 days
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: preservative, food
Special handling: clean up to flower head
long laster, not as popular as in the past.