Commonly known as Arkansas bluestar or Hubricht’s amsonia, this US native produces clusters of small, pale blue flowers in late spring, mounds of fine-textured, rich green foliage in summer, and, in many areas, splendid yellow-orange fall color. The clumps usually reach 3 to 4 feet tall. Full sun to partial shade. Perennial; Zones 4 to 9.
For more photos and information on growing and caring for this versatile and dependable perennial, check out the post “One Plant, Three Seasons: Amsonia hubrichtii” on my blog.
Collected in early to mid October 2022. At least 20 seeds. Unknown ecotype.
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