AMSONIA tabernaemontana

Commonly known as Blue dogbane, Blue star

Clump forming perennial with dense rounded panicles of pale blue, starry flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Matt, dark-green leaves 3-7cm (1-3in) long.
  • Blue
    Pale blue
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with numerous stems of long-lasting, narrowly funnel-shaped flowers with 5 spreading petal lobes. Willowy leaves turn yellow in autumn
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Happiest in dappled shade where the colour is enhanced.

AMSONIA tabernaemontana

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Eastern USA.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Cyme-like panicles of flowers 1-2cm (½-¾in) across
    Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
    Lightly shaded
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moist soil prefered but will take some dry spells
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)
 

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