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Amsonia hubrichtii Woodson
USDA Symbol: AMHU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Size Notes:
Height 2-3 feet, spread 2-3 feet. Autumn Foliage:
yesFruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Description: Grow in medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
Conditions Comments: Best fall color occurs in full sun, but flowers last longer with some afternoon shade. To much shade causes stems to flop over. Cut back to 6 inches after flowering to shape plants into a mound.
BenefitUse Ornamental: Mass plants in in borders, rock gardens and open woodlands.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2009-04-17
Research By: DEW