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Amsonia hubritchii

Arkansas blue star

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
5-8
2-3'
2-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Dome
Flower
Perennial

Hubricht's Bluestar

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-May
Violet/ pinkish
Fall golden feathery foliage
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained, dry to moist
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rocky slopes and dry creek banks
Arkansas & Oaklahoma
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Drought
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Drought
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Joe pye weed,Blue wood aster,Summer phlox,New York ironweed,Moss phlox,White wood aster
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Enjoys some afternoon shade but stalks will flop with dense shade

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