Amsonia 'Butterscotch™'

Blue Star

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Similar to other Amsonia but with improved form. Abundant clusters of small, powdery blue flowers on reddish stems above a mound of willowy, narrow foliage. The bright green leaves of spring and summer change to dramatic hues of yellow, deep gold and butterscotch in fall. Easy to grow and relatively low maintenance.


  •  · Long-lived and attractive in 3 seasons
  •  · Color changing, willowy foliage
  •  · Easy to grow and relatively low maintenance
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Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Blue Star
Tall arching stems with long narrow leaves give this plant a very delicate and graceful appearance, terminal clusters of light blue flowers bloom late spring to early summer, bright golden yellow foliage in fall adds spectacular color to the garden, slow growing but very long lived perennial.
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Item # Pack Size Avail Units Avail Plants  

Height:

24-36 in

Spread:

36-48 in

Zone:

4-9

Amsonia 'Butterscotch™'
Amsonia hubrichtii 'Butterscotch™'

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Mass Plant
Specimen
Long Blooming
Border

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer

Amsonia

Common Name: Blue Star

Native clump-forming perennial found along the woodland edge or river banks. Spectacular spring bloom with clusters of 5-petaled star-shaped flowers. Grows from semi-woody rootstocks. Prefers loamy well-drained soil.