Did you know Liatris spp., also commonly known as blazing star, attracts the Bumble bees, Bombus fraternus in our ecoregion 231? Read on.
Name: Liatris spicata
Common: Blazing Star, Marsh Liatris
Zones: Herbaceous perennial
Size: 2-4 feet tall x 0.5-1.5 foot wide
Conditions: Sun, medium moisture
Attracts: In ecoregion 231,
Liatris spp. attracts bumble bees, Bombus fraternus, and is also a butterfly nectar plant magnet.
On Lindtner honeybee scale of 0 to 5, pollen and nectar content is 1 and 1, respectively.