Amsonia hubrichtii

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Narrow Leaf Blue Star

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

The very fine, asparagus fern-like light green foliage turns to brilliant shades of yellow in the fall.
Blue to white, star-shaped blooms appear in the spring.

Height

36 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

2011 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR! Top rated for the Midwest area in the Chicago Botanic Garden's trials.

Bloom Time

April-May

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Disease and insect resistant.
This plant really is a sun lover.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Variegated Japanese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Coneflower (Echinacea )

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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