Amsonia hubrichtii

Common name: Blue Star

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Description

Willowy green foliage is covered with ice blue flowers in spring. But the real show is in fall—when foliage changes to a glowing, golden orange.

Uses & Attributes

Easily grows in average soils. After enjoying flowers, cutback stems to 6” (15 cm) above ground. Plants will re-grow into nice foliage mounds

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Size

  • Height: 24"-36"/61-91cm
  • Spread: 24"-36"/61-91cm
  • Habit: Upright clumps

Growing

Appearance

  • Blooming time: Spring-late spring
  • Flower color: Blue
  • Foliage color: Gray-green; golden orange in fall