Blue Star, Shining
Perennial clump forming plant growing up to 4 feet. Grows in full sun to part shade and medium soils. Clusters of showy light blue flowers open in May and attract butterflies. Deer-resistant foliage.
Species: Amsonia illustris
Dogbane family: Apocynaceae
Other common names: Ozark Bluestar, Showy Blue-star, Missouri Blue Star, Swamp Bluestar
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