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Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'

Also called Fringed Blue Star


 Suitable Substitutions for Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'

Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Arkansas Blue Star

 
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More About Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'

  • Light blue star-shaped flowers
  • Flowers last longer than the species
  • Narrow, fine-textured green foliage
  • Foliage turns gold-bronze in autumn
  • Uniform and compact habit
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Blue (light)
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Spring Sky Blue Star Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. Exceptional heat and drought tolerance. If the soil is too rich or the plant has too much shade, its habit will be open and floppy. Very easy to grow perennial with no significant disease or insect issues.


Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging