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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Blue star

Genus of 22 species of clump-forming perennials from light woodland or grassland with heavy soils in southeastern Europe, Turkey, Japan and northeastern and central USA.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - clump-forming perennial.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - happier in dappled shade where subtle colouring does not get bleached by sun.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash. - milky sap is slightly toxic.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - southeastern Europe, Turkey, Japan, northeast and central USA.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - likes a bit of moisture but will tolerate some dryness in summer.

Buy Varieties of AMSONIA

AMSONIA tabernaemontana

AMSONIA tabernaemontana  >

Commonly known as: Blue dogbane, Blue star.
Clump forming perennial with dense rounded panicles of pale blue, starry flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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