Parent: Amsonia tabernaemontana
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: To 3' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Light blue star-like flowers in spring. Willow-like, dull green leaves. May have good yellow autumn color. Differs from the species in having less erect stems and narrower leaves. Well-drained soil, loamy, moist. May need staking in shady locations. Easy to grow and maintain (Oudolf).
Published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 15: 406 in 1928.
Basionym Amsonia salicifolia Pursh.
Native to the eastern US. A naturally occurring variation.