Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

Willow bluestar

Willow bluestar Detail Willow bluestar

Sky blue flowers early summer. Dense textural ground cover.

Care Instructions:
Grow in average well–drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Notes:
This cultivar blooms longer and more prolifically than the native Amsonias.
Compact dwarf in form. It attracts hummingbirds and is deer resistant. 'Blue Ice' is believed to be a cross between Amsonia tabernaemontana and Amsonia montana.

Colors: Blue

Category: Perennials

Garden(s): Gardens of Remembrance

Family: Apocynaceae

Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Origin of Species: garden origin

For Sale: No

Native New Yorker: No

Blooms: June

Height: 15"

Width: 18"

Light: Medium

Moisture: Medium

Other plants in the Apocynaceae family

  • Amsonia hubrichtii, Hubricht's bluestar, Arkansas bluestar
  • Amsonia tabernaemontana, Eastern bluestar, Woodland bluestar, Blue dogbane
  • Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice', Willow bluestar

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