Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia - Eastern Bluestar
Botanical Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia
Common Name: Eastern Bluestar
Plant Size: Baby Plant Plug
Easy to grow perennial that flowers pale blue in May. After flowering, the plant has full green foliage throughout the year. Hummingbird moths and ruby-throated hummingbirds are attracted to the nectar of amsonia. Deer keep away from this flower.
Bloom Color: Pale blue
Bloom Time: May
Light: Full sun to Part shade
Low to No Deer Browse
Note: Plant plugs are baby plants. Plug plants have a soil root base of roughly 5" deep x 2" square with varying above ground growth -- a plug is the best size to plant with habitat gardening. Plant plugs are better adapted to being planted in a new garden and will grow-in healthier then larger plant sizes. And small plugs are easier & quicker for you to plant!
Within a few months to a year, the plant plugs will flower and fill in your garden. Thee plants will be much happier and healthier within their new surroundings as they were planted small and given room to grow-in on their own.