Jones' Bluestar (Amsonia jonesii)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 10 - 12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: turn yellow in fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2011 Plant Select Winner


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 2, 2017 2:47 PM

Recommended area to grow this slow growing native wildflower is out west, above 7000 feet elevation.

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