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Amsonia Tabernaemontana

Botanical Name:

Amsonia tabernaemontana

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Wet to moist, sandy soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Clusters of soft light blue, star-like flowers appear in April. They may be hidden by the upper leaves., Anthers yellow-orange. Flowers often partially hidden by uppermost leaves.

Fruit

Attractive, narrow beanlike pods form after flowering.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Gentianales

Family

Amsonia - Bluestar

Genus

Amsonia

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