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Amsonia hubrichtii

Narrow-leaf Blue Star

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Pale blue star-like flowers in April and May. Narrow, feathery shrub-like foliage is green in summer, turning brilliant golden-yellow in the autumn. Excellent when massed.


Height

24-36"

Spread

24-36"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Brilliant autumn color provides excellent backdrop for autumn blooming perennial.

Amsonia hubrichtii Plant Care:

Best autumn color in full sun. Cut back stems to 6" after flowering to tidy foliage.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

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Narrow-leaf Blue Star Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Narrow-leaf Blue Star Additional Information

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