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Directory of Wildflowers

Willow Bluestar
Amsonia tabernaemontana

Willow Bluestar
Willow Bluestar

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
1 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Missouri
Ohio
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Blue
 
Bloom Season
April - May
 

Features

Clusters of sky blue flowers in spring; willow-like leaves; yellow fall color.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soil.

Notes

Willow Bluestar is found in open woods.

It may become floppy if soil is too rich or shade too deep.