Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Grande' is a selection of Blue Star that has robust growth and much larger than usual light blue flowers. Amsonia 'Grande' blooms in late spring-early summer. Like the other Amsonia, its foliage turns a lovely golden yellow in fall. It is deer, rabbit, insect and slug resistant. Good for pollinators.
This is a cultivar of Amsonia tabernaemontana, which is native from the East Coast to Texas.
Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Grande' prefers full sun to light shade and moist, well-drained soil. It tolerates moist sandy soil to heavy clay. Amsonia 'Grande' may be pruned back after blooming to reduce its overall height.