Liatris Kobold – Mail order perennials

£2.50

Purple, rocket shaped flowers on stiff stems in the summer and early autumn.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Out of stock

Description

Liatris spicata Kobold description:

Unusual creamy purple flower spikes that open from the top down in the summer and early autumn.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, by a patio, or a wildlife garden. It is fairly easy if it is given well drained soil.

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Common names: Kobold Button Snakewort, Kobold Blazing Star and Kobold Gay Feather.

The photo below is actually of a similar variety called Liatris spicata Violet, but the variety ‘Kobold’ that we are selling is slightly more purple than this.

Liatris Kobold in July
Liatris Kobold in July

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small space in the flower border.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy, if well drained.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 50 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Perennials by mail order  for your patio and borders.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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