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Does anyone know where I can obtain a pink version of Liatris (Gayfeather)? I have the purple (Floristan) and the white but have seen adverts of pink. Trouble is, do they mean Pink/Purple which some describe as the Floristan or are they REALLY pink? Thanks.

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I bought some pink ones from Wilkinson's a few years ago. Here's a shot from my photo page on GoY

16 Dec, 2010


So did I but I wasnt convinced of the true 'pinkness'. anchorman, yours looked a lot pinker than mine.

16 Dec, 2010


MMmm I see the Daily Mirror has an offer of 10 bare root plants which they SAY are Pink..for about £5. Im wondering whether they are pink or mauve. Oh dear, what a tangled web...I really wanted pink for my pink border!

16 Dec, 2010


Bare root liatris at this time of year. I thought they grew from corms or maybe bulbs?

16 Dec, 2010


mine were definitely cormatous Anchorman.

16 Dec, 2010


Yes I Was pretty sure they were corms but it's several years since I bought some so I wasn't certain

16 Dec, 2010


Yes I noticed that, but just assumed they really meant corms. However I also see its a bit early yet..dont plant them til spring!
Im ALWAYS half cormatous SBG! lol!

17 Dec, 2010


sadly I'm nearly fully bulbous :o))

17 Dec, 2010


HEE HEE HEE...cormatous and bulbous..we are sure going to seed!

17 Dec, 2010


I'm sure you're bulbous in all the right places


18 Dec, 2010


Hello, and sorry for late reply, but ordered liatris pink from telegraph shop and they turned out pink, not purple or blue, so have ordered some more this year. Was double checking on soil conditions when your question on GOY came up.

10 Feb, 2012


Thks Avk

16 Feb, 2012

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