Amsonia hubrichtii

Threadleaf Bluestar

$ 11.95

Item #: 1006
Pot Size: full quart

Plant Description

Threadleaf bluestar, sometimes also called Hubricht's or Arkansas blue star, has very narrow needle-like leaves 3 to 4 inches long and only a matchstick in width giving a fine and brushy look. The plants grow 3 to 4 feet tall, the flowers are a medium dark steel blue in late spring. It prefers a dryish site. Fall color is a good deep gold before the plants die back for the winter. Bluestars are very attractive and dependable plants. Plus, they are deer proof.



Rain Garden

Roof Garden

Showy Berry Fruit

Good Fall Color

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Sandy, Clay, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Dry, Moderately moist


full quart


24 to 36, 36 or taller

Flower Color


Bloom Time

Late spring

Typical Height





4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9