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Amsonia x 'Blue Ice' - Blue Star

More About Amsonia x 'Blue Ice'

  • Navy-blue buds open to light blue star-shaped flowers
  • Up to a five-week longer bloom time than other amsonia
  • Compact habit of dark green willow-like foliage
  • Leaves turn golden in autumn
  • Beautiful when used en masse along a perennial border
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer

Zone:

5

Height:

35-40 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Blue Star Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Very easy to grow perennial with no significant disease or insect issues. 


Amsonia x 'Blue Ice' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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