Arkansas blue star Amsonia hubrichtii

Arkansas blue star


A. hubrichtii is a clump-forming perennial with upright stems clothed in narrow, needle-like leaves, bright green in spring and summer, golden yellow in autumn. Terminal clusters of dark blue buds open to light, greyish-blue, star-shaped flowers in early to mid-summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Arkansas blue star Hubricht's blue star

  • skullToxicity

    Contact with milky sap may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back in late autumn

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Drought Resistant Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in autumn or spring. Alternatively propagate by division in spring or root softwood cuttings in early summer

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free