Kansas gayfeather Liatris spicata 'Kobold' Type:native perennials, perennials that last Notable Traits:attracts butterflies/pollinators, great cut flowers, low-maintenance, midwest native, tolerates harsh roadside conditions Hardiness:Zone 3 – 8 Mature Height:24-36in Light:part to full sun (4 hours or more sun) Water:drought tolerant, requires regular watering Bloom Color:purple Bloom Shape:spike Bloom Time:summer Foliage:green Description An early summer blooming lavender spikes grow to 3′ tall. Great flower arrangement subjects that also attract butterflies. Plant in full sun to part shade. ‘Kobold’ is a small, compact, upright, cultivar which typically grows 2-2.5′ tall. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U.S.