Amsonia hubrichtii

Threadleaf Bluestar

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Threadleaf bluestar, sometimes also called Hubricht's or Arkansas bluestar, makes a showy, fluffy, fine-textured clumping plant.  It has very narrow needle-like leaves 3 to 4 inches long and only a matchstick in width giving a fine and brushy look. Threadleaf bluestar  grows 3 to 4 feet tall, and 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. Plus, they are deer proof.



Rain 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