Amsonia tabernaemontana Walter

Common Bluestar

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Family: Apocynaceae

Genus: Amsonia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: To 3' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Blue flowers in spring. Willow-like leaves. Easier to grow than Amsonia hubrichtii.

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History: 

Published in Fl. Carol. (Walter) 98 in 1788. Native to the eastern US.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot at Big Bloomers in June 2011 and planted it by the croquet lawn. It has grown and bloomed reliably.


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