blue star ‘Fontana’

Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Fontana’ (blue star ‘Fontana’)

Botanical Name Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Fontana’
Common Name blue star ‘Fontana’
Family Apocynaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 3ft x 3ft (90cm x 90cm)
Flower Color Blue
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant. Introduced by Intrinsic Perennials. Has redder stems and darker blue flowers than the species.
Location in Lurie Garden Extrusion Plaza