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Eastern Bluestar


Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana

Common Names: Eastern Bluestar


Prefers rich open woods and thickets. Erect-stemmed clumping perennial. Narrow leaves turn golden-yellow in the fall. Blue star shaped tubular flowers cluster at stem tips.

Bloom Color(s): blue

Foliage Color(s): Green

Plant Width: to 3 ft.

Plant Height: to 3 ft.

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: March to May

Plant Family: Apocynaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Eastern Bluestar

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