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Amsonia tabernaemontana

(Blue star)

Rating: 🌻🌻🌻

Light: ☀️

Deer resistant: yes 🦌

Moisture: not fussy

Size: 36” H x 36” W

Bloom: Clusters of blue star-like flowers in mid-June

Garden zone: 3

A large mounding plant with tall stems lined with narrow, lance-shaped leaves. In mid-June, clusters of blue, star-like flowers appear at the stem ends. Prefers full sun. In part shade, the plant may open up in the center and flop. May take a few years to establish and achieve large size. 'Storm Cloud' is a large upright culrivar. 'Blue Ice' is a dwarf variety that is only 18" tall.