Bottlebrush flower spikes grow out of clumps of grassy-like foliage. The narrow leaves are up to 10″” long at the base and decrease in length up the stems.The flowers bloom at the top of each spike, opening at the top first and continue blooming downward. Great for cutting. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time is summer. Drought tolerant.
Bright, rosy lavender flower wands open from top to bottom in early summer, appearing to glow at the tips. Narrow, opposite leaves are up to 10 inches long at the base of the plant and decrease in length up the stems.
Winchester Gardens generally stocks this item.
Shasta daisy – The rounded daisy flowers of Shasta daisy combine strikingly with blazing star’s vertical purple flower spikes in sunny spots.
Helenium – The yellow or bronzy daisies of helenium make a striking contrast against vibrant purple or white flower spikes of blazing star.
Artemisia – The cut silvery foliage of ‘Powis Castle’ artemisia cools and softens the strong magenta of blazing star.