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Amsonia ludoviciana

Common name Louisiana bluestar
Family apocynaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers blue
Size 24-48"
Light sun

Wetland species from the southeastern United States, with short hairy-on-the-underside grey-green leaves. Clusters of flowers in May. Deer-resistant, and tolerates drought once established.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 35F (6w) - 75 (92G, 6-14d)

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