Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

Blue Ice Bluestar

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This selection of Amsonia from White Flower Farm bears gorgeous plump navy blue buds in late spring, opening to vivid periwinkle blue, star-shaped flowers.  They are larger than the species and are borne in clusters at the ends of each stem. 


More About Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

  • a nativar

The bright green, compact, slowly spreading foliage forms the perfect background for the delightful blossoms and then turns a rich shade of yellow in fall.  Amsonia adds a billowy, finely textured element to the landscape.  It grows into a dense mass, much like a small shrub.


Height:

24-30 in

Spread:

2-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Border
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Mass Plant
  • Screening/Hedge

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Flower Color

  • Blue

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding