- Also Known As: Blazing Star, Kansas Gayfeather, Texas Gayfeather
- Botanical Name: Liatris spp.
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Demand: Low
- Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Moon Garden/Night Accent, Salt Tolerant
- Ornamental Value: Pink, Purple, White
- Native/Adapted: Native
- Wildlife Value: Bees, Birds, Butterflies (nectar source)
- Season: Summer, Fall
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
- Plant Form: Spreading
- Plant Spread: 2'
- Plant Height: 3'
DescriptionSeveral varieties are native. Flower spikes are 6 to 10 inches long. While it should be watered regularly, it tolerates dry soil.