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Butterscotch™ Amsonia Plant

  • - Blue Star
  • - Height: 24-30 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • - Exposure: Part Shade
  • - Bloom Time: May-June
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Butterscotch™ Amsonia Plant
Plant Features

ButterscotchAmsonia Plants are just like traditional amsonia but with striking reddish stems and turns a rich, butterscotch color in fall. They will reward you with loads of blue-grey flowers in summer. This variety has increased disease resistance. Established plants can offer short periods of drought relief. Amsonia attracts early season butterflies; deer and rabbits tend to avoid it.

Common Names: Blue Star

Companion Planting: Achillea, Euphorbia, Iris

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 4+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 24-30 inches
Mature Spread 18-24 inches
Habit Mounded
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green in the spring and golden yellow in the fall
Attracts Butterflies, Wild Birds
Features Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Texture
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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This is my first time to plant this plant. It came nicely packed, excellent roots, moist and very green. I look forward to watching it grow. As always your plants are awesome.

From Bobbie | October 15, 2021