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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Bluestar

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Amsonia tabernaemontana (Bluestar)

In spring, this beefy perennial with 1-inch wide, straplike foliage, blooms with big heads of light blue flowers for several weeks. In fall, the foliage turns light yellow.

Additional Information:


Height
24-36 Inches

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Spread
36- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Light Blue


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum biflorum), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Golden Ragwort (Senecio aureus)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACW

Nature Attracting

Butterfly

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average
Moderate

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar