Arkansas Bluestar

Amsonia hubrichtii

Clusters of powder-blue star-shaped flowers enhance finely textured bright green foliage. Use in sunny mixed borders, woodland gardens or mass plantings. Brilliant golden-yellow fall foliage provides an exceptional late season display. An herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationam-SO-nee-uh hew-BRIK-tee-eye
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove spent blooms for a neat appearance. Cut back by half in fall or late winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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