Liatris ligulistylis 'Butterfly Magnet' - Butterfly Magnet Blazing Star
Butterfly Magnet Blazing Star
Liatris ligulistylis 'Butterfly Magnet'
'Butterfly Magnet' is an essential addition to your butterfly garden! Showy purple blooms erupt along tall stems in late summer. Bees, birds, and butterflies all enjoy this long-flowering perennial. Monarchs especially love and favor this Liatris over other varieties.
- Highly attractive to butterflies
- Drought, heat, and humidity tolerant
- Attracts birds, bees, and hummingbirds
- Taller height is perfect for butterfly viewing
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
One of the best Liatris varieties for attracting Monarch butterflies.
Grows well in average to dry, well-drained alkaline soils in full sun. Drought tolerant once established.