Kobold Liatris is a perennial grown for its spikes of bright purple blooms in summer. It is a compact variety that grows upright. The showy blooms consist of a cluster of small starburst flowers that appear above rosettes of grass-like green leaves. It works well in mixed borders and foundation plantings.
This plant will tolerate some drought but also tolerates wet soils and heat. It prefers full sun and does not have any serious pest or disease problems in our area.