Amsonia illustris - Shining blue star
An herbaceous perennial that will bloom clusters of tiny stars. Will attract butterflies and tolerate deer.
Amsonia illustris prefers moist loamy soils but will tolerate some drought. For tidy appearance plants grown in the shade or rich soils might need pruning or staking. Leaves will turn golden during the fall.
Height: 2-3 ft
Sun: Full or Partial
Bloom Color: Light Blue
Bloom Time: Early to mid Spring