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Amsonia hubrechtii /Arkansas Amsonia

Amsonia hubrechtii  / Amsonia hubrechtii
Umbrella-like terminal foliage
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Umbrella-like terminal foliage

Dense mass of foliage

Midsummer foliage

Inflorescence consist of several, small, white flowers

A perennial that should be more widely grown

Has fine textured, fern-like foliage as background for white flowers in spring

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Scientific Name: Amsonia hubrechtii
Common Name: Arkansas Amsonia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Attracts butterflies. Best golden fall color when grown in full sun. Very interesting fine textured, feathery foliage. Not a well known perennial but worthy of much more use.