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Amsonia hubrichtii

Threadleaf Bluestar, Hubricht's Bluestar, Hubricht's Slimpod

Scientific Name:

Amsonia hubrichtii

Genus:

Amsonia

Species Epithet:

hubrichtii

Common Name:

Threadleaf Bluestar, Hubricht's Bluestar, Hubricht's Slimpod

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Blue

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*Key)

Notes:

Mentioned in Larry Mellichamp's book "Native Plants of the Southeast". Native to Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Blue fragrant flowers in May

Garden in Orange County, NC

Bettina Darveaux

Lovely Fall color in November

Garden in Orange County, NC

Bettina Darveaux

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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