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Amsonia tabernaemontana

bluestar

Easily grown in almost any setting, this plant masses beautifully in shade gardens, open woods, borders and planters. A subtle but abundant spring flower gives way to unassuming foliage in summer, finally turning golden yellow in the fall.

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Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Ecoregion
Not Ecotypic in New England
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


Photo by Sten Porse ~ licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Photo by Sten Porse ~ licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)