Dotted Blazingstar

  • Bloom Time:  July – September
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Height: 2 feet
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium dry to dry

Caterpillar food for:

Ottoe skipper (Hesperia ottoe), wavy-lined emerald (Synchlora aerata)

Butterfly food for:

monarch (Danaus plexippus), eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), clouded sulphur (Colias philodice), orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme), dun skipper (Euphyes vestris), common wood nymph (Cercyonis pegala), Peck’s skipper (Polites peckius), painted lady (Vanessa cardui)

Attracts these pollinators:
bumble bees (Bombus spp.), great sweat bees (Agapostemon spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), syrphid flies (Helophilus spp.), bee flies (Villa spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers