Liatris


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liatris

(laɪˈætrɪs)
n
(Plants) See blazing star2
[C18: New Latin, of uncertain origin]
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Noun1.liatris - genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous rootsLiatris - genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
gayfeather, gay-feather, snakeroot, blazing star, button snakeroot - any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
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As of June, the developer had sold 10 buildings within the UAE's Al Furjan residential development, which includes the Feirouz, Iris, Liatris, Orchid, Yasmine, Daisy, Freesia, Tulip, Candace Aster, and Roy homes, a company spokesperson told Construction Week at that time.
Liatris 'Kobold' ALSO known as gayfeather, this will attract bees and butterflies to your plot with its spikes of rosy purple flowers.
| Plant summer-flowering bulbs, such as lilies, liatris, begonias and gladioli, in pots indoors.
The dense blazing star or Liatris spicata is a kind of perennial wildflower mostly seen in purple, red or white and can grow as tall as two meters.
Better yet, the moss flowers into October and 'honeybees love it.' He also has a Bee Nice Boulevard garden, where he replaced the lawn with a swath of purple liatris, to nurture monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
Long, tapered and lipped and bellshaped blooms such as liatris, penstemons and salvia and those with a small tubular centre such as verbena bonariensis, allow butterflies to suck the nectar with their tube-like tongues.
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' Liatris, also known as gayfeather, works well in borders as a strong vertical accent.
LIATRIS SPICATA KOBOLD LIATRIS, also known as gayfeather, works well in borders as a strong vertical accent.
Watch out for powdery mildew when weather is dry - keep plants well-watered and apply a Liatris spicata Kobold home-made mixture of water and baking soda as prevention.
Choose colourful flowers, such as alyssum, aster, delphinium, flax, lavender, liatris, lupine, phlox or zinnia.
There are over 165 varieties of Asiatic lilies, gladiolus, sunflower, liatris and dahlias that could be grown in Mississippi "and that does not include all the possibilities --those are just the easiest to grow," said Yowell.
| Plant summer-flowering bulbs such as lilies, liatris, begonia and gladioli in pots indoors.