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Amsonia illustris

Family: apocynaceae
Common name(s): Ozark blue star; shining blue star
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~5 - 9

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Amsonia illustris

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (4 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 3-9a) (8 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 5)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (6 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 5-9) (2 photos)
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (6 photos)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information
  • Plant Delights Nursery - Catalog page with photo, horticultural basics, and descriptive blurb. (1 photo)
  • Rare Find Nursery - Catalog detail page with description and horticultural information. (zone 5-9) (1 photo)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (6 photos)

Last updated:04 Jul 2017