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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Also called Eastern Bluestar


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More About Amsonia tabernaemontana

  • Clusters of star-like blue flowers
  • Green willow-like foliage turns golden in the fall
  • Ornamental green seed pods follow the flower
  • Dependable sturdy habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

3

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

75-90 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Willow Amsonia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. Very easy to grow perennial with no significant disease or insect issues. Beautiful when used in mass along perennial borders or as a backdrop for fall flowering perennials.


Amsonia tabernaemontana Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Arkansas Blue Star