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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.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$16.19
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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue

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

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