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botanical name:
Liatris spicata 'Alba'
Liatris spicata 'Alba' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Gay feather
synonyms:  Liatris callilepes
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
White flowering form.

Open sunny position and light or ordinary garden soil.

By division while dormant in late winter or early spring.

other notes:
From the grasslands of the central USA.
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