Amsonia 'Blue Ice'

I love the pale blue of amsonia flowers and their willow-like leaves which turn ochre and yellow in autumn. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200572-1 £5.50 Delivery mid October
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3 x 9cm plants, for autumn planting 200572-3 £14.50 Delivery mid October
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I love the pale blue of amsonia flowers and their willow-like leaves which turn ochre and yellow in autumn.

I've just planted drifts of this in the shady bed of our new Dutch yard where it creates the perfect succession with Helleborus 'Merlin'.

Genus Amsonia
Variety Blue Ice
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Bluestar
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips These plants can take up to two years to establish, but once settled they are incredibly easy to look after.
Flowering June - July
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

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Amsonia 'Blue Ice' reviews

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Reviewed 18th September 2019 by Judy

I received my order on 31st July, and potted them up in good compost, and put them in my cold frame. They are now only approx 6ins tall. So not much growth there, I expected more.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Gina

All 3 plants have disappeared, swamped by other plants. They seemed quite delicate

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Hazel

I have already given a review on these plants. All I can say is they are excellent, delivery was very quick and perfect. The prices too and the choice.