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Amsonia hubrichtii

Also called Threadleaf Blue Star


More About Amsonia hubrichtii

  • Narrow, thread-like foliage, resembling juvenile spruce foliage
  • Similar to Amsonia ciliata with wider and longer foliage
  • Steel-blue star-shaped flowers
  • Fall colour is golden-yellow turning to bronze
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

4

Height:

75-100 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Arkansas 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 hubrichtii Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'

Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'

Spring Sky Blue Star

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Willow Amsonia