Arkansas Amsonia (Amsonia hubrichtii)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Arkansas Amsonia
Amsonia hubrichtii

Clusters of sky blue flowers in the spring on top of a rounded form plant with very fine threadlike foliage. Foliage turns yellow/orange in the fall. 
Moist well-drained soil in a sun to light shade location. 
Mature Height
2-3 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
May - June
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Partial Sun/Shade
Foliage Color
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

none serious
Additional Notes
If grown in the shade may need to cut back once during the season to maintain a compact plant that may otherwise tend to fall over and open up.


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Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
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