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Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'
Common Name: Fringed Blue Star Family: Apocynaceae (The Dogbane Family)

Amsonia ciliata 'Spring Sky'
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Blue stars are North American natives with handsome glossy foliage and star-shaped blue flowers. A. ciliata 'Spring Sky' has delicate, light blue flowers borne on termanl clusters atop erect stems. The flowers are larger and more prominent, fully opened and last longer than the straight species. Valued for its golden yellow to bronze fall colour. Deer resistant. The related A. hubrichtii was selected by the Perennial Plant Association as Perennial Plant of the Year 2011.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeEarly Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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