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Amsonia illustris

Shining Blue Star / Ozark Blue Star

Light blue flowers appear in spring over shiny, thick, leathery foliage. A clump former, it is late to emerge in spring. This native is drought tolerant and deer resistant. Outstanding golden-yellow fall color.

Prefers sun to light shade and average to dry, well-drained soil. Tolerant of clay soil and drought.

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Description

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Pricing

97467 4 qt. 1 - $13.49 Ea.

Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Bloom Color:

Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
East-Coast Native
Interesting Foliage
Amsonia illustris (Shining Blue Star / Ozark Blue Star)