Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan’s for a vibrant garden. (Liatris spicata)
How to move hostas... this gardener recommends tying & taping the plant with rope & masking tape. Then after plant is dug up, drop it back into the hole 2 times to remove big clumps of dirt; then watering it in it's new hole and THEN backfilling with dirt & watering AGAIN. I will have to try this.