The Native Plant Store can Now be Found Here

  • This page will remain accessible as a library page until I have all the species moved to the new page and all the quirks worked out in the new software so it can function as a searchable library.
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information in this existing library to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Liatris aspera, Button Blazing Star 

Liatris aspera 

Button Blazing Star 

  • Average to dry soils
  • Prefers full sun 
  • 36” tall, 12” wide
  • Summer blooms 
  • Native to Ontario, beginner friendly, thrives in dry meadows

Grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery 

A long-blooming, mid-sized Liatris with very showy blooms. Well suited to open, sunny garden and meadow settings, including very dry gardens. Would pair well with Orange Butterfly Weed, Old-Field Goldenrod and heath Asters. 

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Environmental Protection Agency and Kristine Paulus via Wikimedia Commons

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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality