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Amsonia 'Blue Ice'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Gorgeous, plump, navy-blue buds open to vivid, periwinkle blue, star shaped flowers in late spring.  Flowers are borne in clusters at the end of each stem.  Bright green, compact, clumping foliage forms the perfect background for the delightful blossoms and then turns a rich shade of yellow in fall.  Amsonia adds a billowy, finely textured element to the landscape.  It grows into a dense mass, much like a small shrub. 

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Adaptable to most conditions, however if it is too shady they may topple over. Amsonia 'Blue Ice' is very easy to grow and hardy and drought tolerant once established.

Flower Color

Deep blue

Foliage Color

Dark green turning bright yellow in fall

Plant Spread

20 in.

Good Companions

Anemone, Columbine, Iris, Chrysanthemum

Plant Height

12-15 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

Moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Drought tolerant, Border , Edging, Container

Bloom Time

Early Spring

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests

Foliage interest in fall