Gayfeather – white (Liatris alba)


Blazing star is a PERENNIAL growing to 60cm with tall flowering spikes resembling bottle-brushes.
Prefers moist or wet, well-drained soil in full sun or semi-shade.
Medicinally the leaves and roots are used.

Available on backorder


This is a white-flowering variety.
It is anodyne, antibacterial, astringent, carminative, expectorant, stimulant and tonic.
Said to be efficacious when used as a local application in the treatment of sore throats and gonorrhoea.
Aromatic leaves and roots are used in pot-pourri and insect-repellants.

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Please note that due to stock-take and a phenomenal start to the season, the MeadowSweet online shop will not fulfill orders for a few weeks (10 Nov - 20 Nov) . You can still catch me at the Orewa Farmers Market, or you are most welcome to send inquiries on plant availability. Thank you ! Minette - MeadowSweet Herbs Dismiss