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 the Southern New England, Southern Midwest and the South of US: USDA Native Plants Map