Posts Tagged ‘blue star’

One Plant, Three Seasons: Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii with Muhlenbergia capillaris [October 22, 2006]
October 22, 2006

I recently read somewhere that Arkansas bluestar (Amsonia hubrichtii) is now “out.” Shows how much I know, because I thought that it was finally “in,” having been named the 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association. Hmmm…maybe that’s part of the problem: I guess it’s not cool to like plants that are (or are becoming) readily available and widely grown.

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