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Amsonia hubrictii

blue star

With a delicate, threadleaved foliage that turns bright yellow in the fall, this herbacious perennial tends to form a shrub-like clump. The pale blue flowers are some of the earliest to bloom, coming in right after spring ephemerals.

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Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Hardiness Zone: 5-8


Bloom Color: Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


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