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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana

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Common Bluestar is a low maintenance, long-lived, deer resistant US native. Delicate light blue flowers are held above attractive willow-like foliage in early summer. Deep red to yellow fall color is outstanding. Early blooms attract bees, hummingbirds, moths, and many other pollinators.

Tip: Cut the stems back by about 6" after flowering to prevent flopping.

Distinctions: Selected by the American Horticultural Society as one of the 75 Great Plants for American Gardens.

Zones: 4 to 9

Family: Apocynaceae

Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Height: 24 to 36 in.

Spread: 24 to 36 in.

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil: Well-drained, Average

Bloom Time: May to July

Native Range: most of the eastern US plus a few states in the southwest and midwest including TX, OK, KS, MO

Image Credits:

mage 1 (close up flowers) Sten Porse, CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 2 (flowers) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 3 (foliage) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

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