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'Storm Cloud' Bluestar Amsonia tabernaemontana

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 30 Inches
Proven Winners Perennial
Proven Winners Perennial
'Storm Cloud' Bluestar Amsonia tabernaemontana
Part Sun to Sun 24 - 30

Features

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Watch in spring as incredibly dark stems emerge from the ground. Olive green leaves have silver veins. Star-shaped, periwinkle blue flowers appear atop of the wide, mounding, shrub-like habit.

Heat Tolerant
Resists: 
Deer
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
24 - 30 Inches
Spacing: 
30 - 36 Inches
Spread: 
38 - 42 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Shade: 
Periwinkle blue
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Olive green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Average Soil
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Fertile Soil
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Poor Soil
Soil PH Category: 
Neutral Soil
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses: 
Specimen or Focal Point
Maintenance Notes: 

Grows best in full sun to part shade and average, moist soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Thrives in most gardens with little care.

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