Click for previous Image Image 1 of 4 Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia Eastern Blue Star

Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia

Eastern Blue Star

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Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia - This wonderful, easy care Eastern Blue Star displays heads of clustered starry periwinkle blue flowers in spring. The rounded mounded perennial then takes on an almost shrub-like affect composed of densely packed simple blades in a medium green. In autumn the foliage turns a respectable yellow before succumbing to cold nights. It's lovely, tough, long-lived and much asked-about here. If ordered in our autumn shipping window you Eastern Blue Star will arrive cut back. Plant in fertile to average soil in half to full sun. Established pot grown perennial via division.


24-36 in


24-36 in


Item Description Price  
AMSOTAB Amsonia tabernaemontana v. salicifolia (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $11.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Autumn Interest

  • Autumn Leaf Color

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Butterflies


  • Mostly Sunny
  • Full Sun


  • Border
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Wildlife Garden
  • Natural Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Average
  • Fertile
  • Draining


  • Southeastern U.S.

Propagated By

  • Division