Gayfeather is an excellent choice for dry
conditions. It is a showy plant that blooms from June to
November, and is a good cutting flower.
They reseed themselves.
Liatris puncutata is a member of the aster plant
family, which has 19,000 species. This native flowering
plant is related to cosmos, sunflower, zinnia, vegetables such as
lettuce, artichokes and a hay fever sufferers favorite, ragweed.