Tag: Arkansas Blue Star

The Lurie Garden in October 2018

August and September were busy months, and I’m afraid that I neglected my Lurie Garden posts. But now I’m ready to get back on track with October.

A Blue Star Is Born

Amsonia tabernaemontana, that is, commonly known as Blue Star because of its star-shaped blue flowers in May and June. This is a plant that starts out small but gets quite hefty with time. The one in the front gets almost four feet high and three feet across. Flopping can be a problem after the flowers …