Northeast Pollinator Plants
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Eastern Bluestar)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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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.
Noted at deer-resistant by UVM.
Naturalized in NY, MA, native to lower Midwest and South: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).