Amsonia tabernaemontana 

Amsonia tabernaemontana

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£ 4,29 tax incl.


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Container: 12 cm pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: 70 to 100cm

Plant spacing: 40 cm

Description:

Sky-blue umbel flowers in June and July.

Originally from the eastern United States Amsonia tabernaemontana forms a dense tuft rather like a small shrub and produces bunches of cerulean blue tubular flowers from June onwards.

In the autumn its leaves turn to bright shades of yellow and orange.

Amsonia are ideal for high borders mixed with evergreens. They are late developers, so be patient!

Height: 80 cm. Grow in the sun or partial shade in moist soil. Hardiness: - 20°C.

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Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:ordinary soil, chalky soils, good garden soil
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost, Mulching the crown of the plant with a gravel, Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Neutral to alkaline soil
Aspect:full sun, partial shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Watch out for natural planting
Multiplication Tips:Sowing in autumn
Garden tips:
Garden value:attractive to pollinators, attractive flowering, autumn foliage
Garden style:seaside garden, rock garden, cottage garden
Landscape interest:rockery, mixed-border, gravel garden
Position:front of the border, middle of the border
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