Amsonia Blue Ice (Blue Star)

Light lavender blue flowers bloom atop tall bright green compact foliage that turns a deep shade of yellow. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Large 2-3″ upward facing multi-coloured blooms emerge from clumps of delicate foliage. Compact mounded habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
High salt tolerance

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Gentian blue blooms emerge above foliage of small shiny, oval green leaves that turn bronze-red-maroon in fall. Mat-forming habit. Groundcover.

Blooms late July to September
6-10″ x 12-18″ spread
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant

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(Primo™ Series) Clump-forming chartreuse leaves that turn lime green grow below tall stems with small pink bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy deep lavender to magenta flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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This herbaceous perennial features burgundy upright spikes that bear broad, deep purple leaves and densely packed cardinal red flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Masses of rich, golden yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Light lilac-pink flowers grow on leafless stems above the foliage of small swirling rosettes of blue-grey to grey-green. Compact clumping habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
8-10 in tall x 8-12 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°)
Fragrant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant

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Light powdery blue flowers grow on feathery dark green foliage that turns bright yellow in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3 ft tall 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant

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