Northeast Pollinator Plants
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Eastern Bluestar)
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Common Name: Eastern Bluestar
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Light: Full Sun to Full Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: May
Flower Color: Steel Blue
Notes: A beautiful and versatile perennial that, like Baptisia australis, gives a shrub-like appearance and is a nice addition to any garden setting. Though not particularly attractive to bees, Bluestar draws in many butterflies and moths.
Native to NY, MA lower Midwest and South: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).