Liatris symbolizes happiness, joy and bliss. It also represents a desire to try again or an apology.
This purple flower has been used for many years as a part of floral arrangements. It is a beautiful deep purple color with bright vibrant green leaves. It dries well and can be used in dried floral arrangements and in arts, crafts and hobby projects.
Liatris is historically used medicinally by native americans for carminativem diuretic, stimulant, sudorific, expectorant properties.
Helps relief for back-ache, pain in the limbs, dropsy and cough, a treatment for veneral disease.
Not recommended for human or animal consumption.
They are commonly called gayfeather.
These flowers do not surffer any serious problems, but several fungal diseases can occur, including leaf spot, rust, stem rot, powdery mildew, verticillum wilt. The best approach is to prevent these diseases by the giving the plants good sunlight and air circulation.