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Amsonia illustris
Common Name: Ozark Blue Star Family: Apocynaceae (The Dogbane Family)

Amsonia illustris
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Notes:
Blue stars are North American natives with handsome glossy foliage and star-shaped blue flowers. This is a particularly showy species with blue flowers and attractive foliage that turns beautiful fall colours of yellows and oranges. A. illustris comes from the south central US. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Rocky ground along bluffs and streambanks, gravel bars.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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