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PlantFiles: Eastern Bluestar, Woodland Blue Star, Willow Amsonia, Blue Dogbane
Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Amsonia (am-SO-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: tabernaemontana var. salicifolia

Synonym:Amsonia salicifolia
Synonym:Amsonia tabernaemontana var. gattingeri

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Light Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive frostweed On Nov 22, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Eastern Bluestar, Woodland Blue Star, Willow Amsonia, Blue Dogbane Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia is native to Texas and other States.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Menifee, California
Saint Charles, Illinois
Cape May, New Jersey
Wallkill, New York



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