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Amsonia illustris   

Tiny, light jewel blue, star-shaped flowers bloom in open cymes on plants with narrow, glossy, 6" long leaves. Stems reach 3’. Blooms in late spring. 

 
    Common Name:Blue Milkweed
    Hardiness Zones:5-9
    Exposure:   
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:No
 
Growing Tips: Plant in moist but well drained soil.

About Amsonia: Overlooked and underutilized, Amsonia is a wonderful addition to any garden, meadow or naturalized site. Amsonia is commonly called Blue Star due to the clusters of tiny, cool blue, star-like flowers. As an added bonus it has striking fall color.