Butterscotch Blue Star Amsonia - Quart Pot - Great Fall Color - Hardy Perennial

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Easily grown in average, medium-wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, loamy soils. Tolerates some drought. When grown in full sun, plants often require no pruning or staking. When grown in some shade and/or in rich soils, however, plants tend to become more open and floppy and often require staking or pruning. For a neater appearance, particularly for shade-grown plants, consider cutting back stems by 1/2 to 1/3 after flowering to promote bushy growth and, if desired, a more rounded foliage mound. Noteworthy Characteristics: A graceful and long lived native plant with very fine foliage, clusters of steel blue flowers in May and June on an upright, bushy plant. Excellent golden fall color. Thrives in full sun or part shade. No insect or pest problems with these babies. Found in Arkansas in 1942 by Leslie Hubricht.
  • Amsonia hubrechtii 'Butterscotch
  • Color of Bloom: Light Blue, Butterscotch Fall Color
  • Hardy Zones 4-9
  • Months of Bloom: Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Mature Height: 34-36"


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    Butterscotch blue star

    Posted by Rosemary Pedersen on Apr 30th 2021

    Healthy, ample colorful leaves. A stellar addition the the area around the pond, next to the rock garden.