Common Name: Arkansas Bluestar
Scientific Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana
Garden Location: Wills Perennial Garden
Arkansas Bluestar is an easy to grow native perennial for full sun to part shade with pale blue star –shaped flowers in late April to mid-May. It prefers full sun or part shade and moist but well-drained soil. It tolerates some drought once established. The willow-like foliage in the fall turns yellow in the garden.