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Common Perennials

Arkansas Amsonia
Amsonia hubrichtii


Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 9 
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Foliage Color
Green
 
Bloom Color
Blue
 
Bloom Season
May - June
 
Size
Medium
 

Features

Clusters of sky blue flowers in the spring on top of a rounded form plant with very fine threadlike foliage. Foliage turns yellow/orange in the fall.

Culture

Moist well-drained soil in a sun to light shade location.

Notes

If grown in the shade may need to cut back once during the season to maintain a compact plant that may otherwise tend to fall over and open up.