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Light Requirements: full sun/part shade

Soil Moisture: medium

Bloom Color: blue

Bloom Time: April-May

Height: 3 ft. 

Deer Resistant? Yes

Black Walnut tolerant?

Zone: 5-9

Shining Bluestar (Amsonia illustris)

PriceFrom $5.00
  • ** I’m a NA native, but technically not native to NY. I should be used in your garden and not in wild areas. 


    I bloom early in the spring and provide nectar for pollinators before many othersources are available.


    I’m tolerant of sun and soils conditions. 


    I’m have a beautiful blue bloom. 


    I also have beautiful seed pods and a golden fall foliage.



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