Amsonia plants, once established, are easy-care native wildflowers that produce blue spring flowers, feathery green summer foliage and golden fall color. They are drought tolerant and can withstand whole seasons of neglect.
Amsonia, pronounced am-SO-nee-ah, is commonly called Blue Star. An erect, clump-forming plant that seeds sporadically, and therefore do not become invasive, and are often unobtrusive in the wild until the uniquely spectacular fall colors appear. Then you can’t miss them! For detailed growing instructions, read How to Grow Amsonia Plants.