January 26, 2023
Amsonia Tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana or commonly known as Blue Star is a herbaceous perennial, it is easy to grow. It belongs to the Apocynaceae family of plants. It originates or is native North America more precisely to the central United States. It grows to about 90cm or 3ft. Plant them in full sun or partial shade and the like well-drained soil but they do fine in clay soil.

Amsonia Tabernaemontana
Amsonia tabernaemontana

They do tolerate drought. Amsonia tabernaemontana is also deer and rabbit resistant but wildlife-friendly. In the full sun, you probably won’t need much work such as stakes or pruning but in shade, they tend to be more floppy. You can promote bushier plants by trimming them back to promote growth. The flowers are very light blue star-shaped and they appear in late spring.

Amsonia Tabernaemontana, London
Amsonia tabernaemontana
Amsonia Tabernaemontana
Amsonia tabernaemontana

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