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Get a piece of prairie home. With the Prachtscharte or Liatris called, you can do it very easy. The origin of this beautiful flower is to be found in the prairies of Central America.
There it thrives and enchants the steppe into a sea of flowers. She can do that soon in your garden. By the way: As rare as it sounds, it is not. It is at home in almost every garden.
Flowering period from July to September
Flowering time is from July to September. The special feature of the Liatris: It blooms from top to bottom. Their up to 50 cm long flowers start at the top and continue downwards. That's why the Liatris flowers longer than other flowers.
Sun and damp soil
The Prachtscharte likes sun and slightly damp soil, but also has no problem with a longer dry period. If it produces fewer flowers over the years, it should be shared in the spring. So you increase the Liatris and you always have a beautiful sea of flowers in pink or white.