Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'
Blue Star Flower
Gorgeous plump navy blue buds in late spring, opening to vivid periwinkle blue, star-shaped flowers. They are larger than the species and are borne in clusters at the ends of each stem.
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Blue Star Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips
Amsonia thrives in most gardens with little care. It is low-maintenance, easy to grow and trouble-free. Plant it in full sun or partial shade and moist soil of average fertility. If grown in too much shade or very rich soil, its habit will be open and floppy. This plant grows fairly large but it will not need to be divided for many years. Cutting the stems back to within 6-8" of the ground after flowering will result in fuller growth.
Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice' Characteristics
- Cut Flower / or Foliage
- Mass Plant
- Deer Resistant
- Sun Tolerant
- Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Growth Rate in the Garden
Season of Interest (Flowering)
- Late Spring / Early Summer