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I have some liatris spicata bulbs, do i put them into the garden now? if so how deep how far apart? any info greatly appreciated.
Thankyou Blortwick


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Liatris spicata is not a bulb, its an herbaceous perennial with roots. If you have a packet with just roots in it, I'd be inclined to pot those up and keep them somewhere sheltered over winter - a cold frame would be good, but otherwise, a sheltered spot against a wall, out of cold winds, and plant out next spring.

9 Oct, 2010

 

Thankyou flag
What Ihave is three rather knobbly bulbs labeled liatris spicata they came with lots of perennials I purchased, they had no growing advice hence the question.
So thanks again
Blortwick

9 Oct, 2010

 

It does have a small knobbly tuber at the base though this is as said not technically a bulb.

9 Oct, 2010

 

I had 3 of these as well. I just stuck them in 3" pots and have put them in the greenhouse...was too busy to even Google them! Tch! tch! Thanks Bamboo!

9 Oct, 2010

 

Thanks again Bamboo,
The bulbs? are now in pots fingers crossed
blortwick

10 Oct, 2010

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