Blue Star

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Amsonia cv. Blue Ice
Common Name: Blue Star
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: May to June
Height: 12-20 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue
Wildlife: Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Compact form
  • Star shape deep royal periwinkle flowers
  • Dark green foliage turns bright yellow in fall
  • Named for 18th-century Virginian physician Dr. Charles Amson
  • Deer tolerant