Eastern Blazing Star can grow in drier conditions than prairie blazing star and tolerates quite a bit more shade (another common name is Savanna Blazing Star). It is a stout-stemmed blazing star that stands up well even when there is only one stem. The large flower heads are a deep rose-purple in bud as well as in bloom. Monarchs and other butterflies as well as hummingbirds will visit the flowers. Uses: butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, cut flowersBloom time: August & SeptemberHeight: 3 to 5 feetSpace: 12 to 16 inchesLight: Full sun to light shadeMoisture: Average
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