Amsonia hubrichtii Woodson
Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)
USDA Symbol: AMHU
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Height 2-3 feet, spread 2-3 feet.
Autumn Foliage: yes
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
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 Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery - Orefield, PA
Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Amsonia hubrichtii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amsonia hubrichtii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amsonia hubrichtii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-04-17
Research By: DEW