Amsonia tabernaemontana var. montana

Dwarf Bluestar

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

Plant Description

Dwarf Bluestar is a beautiful plant for spring flowers, summer foliage, and fall color. Its dense terminal clusters of pale, steel blue, star-shaped flowers appear in late spring and resemble very fine garden phlox heads. Grown in full sun, Dwarf Bluestar forms a full clump to 2 feet in height but when grown in the shade, plants are taller and less dense. Summer foliage is willowy and medium green, and fall color is a good rich gold. Give this perennial average to good soil. It is long-lived, trouble-free, and should be used more often. Good companions include Columbine, Alumroot, Beardtongue, Firepink, Green and Gold, Wood Asters, Indigos, and Glade Savory.



Container plant

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


Moisture Tolerance

Moist, Moderately moist, Dry,


full quart


12 to 24,


Flower Color


Bloom Time

Late spring, Early summer,

Typical Height





3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,