amsonia tabernaemontana (eastern bluestar)

Size: 1 gallon
  • 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 60-90cm
  • spread 75-90cm
  • colour blue
  • grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, 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
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)