A rose-purple tipped perennial
Purchase Thickspike Gayfeather
|Height Range:||24 - 48 inches|
|Seeding Rate:||5 oz. / 1,000 sq ft|
|Seeds Per Pound:||136000|
|Growing Season:||May - July|
Also known as Prairie Blazing Star, it has flower heads on the terminal portion of its stem that form rose to purple, heavy spikes. Moist, but well drained sites are preferred by this perennial plant that is the tallest of the Gayfeathers. It is used as a cut flower and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Thickspike Gayfeather blooms July through September.