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Mystery Plant...help wanted

Posted by chicamom z5MI (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 14, 05 at 15:12

Thank you in advance for help in identifing this plant for a friend. She said it is about a foot high and sprawling.
I at first thought asparagus fern...but not sure.
Thanks again.
Janet

Here is a link that might be useful: http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/chica_mom/album?.dir=/fb77


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RE: Mystery Plant...help wanted

amsonia hubrichtii appears to be a good match.
i like the plant and mine is still pretty small but it did put on a good bit of growth this year.
not as colorful as your photo (yet).

Here is a link that might be useful: arkansas amsonia


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RE: Mystery Plant...help wanted

http://www.sunlightgardens.com/latin/A.html

Amsonia hubrictii
Blue Star, Threadleaf Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Threadleaf Blue Star has very narrow needle-like leaves 3 to 4 inches long and only a matchstick in width giving a fine and brushy look. The plants grow 3 to 4 feet tall, the flowers are a medium dark steel blue in late spring. It prefers a dryish site. Fall color is a good deep gold before the plants die back for the winter. Blue Stars are very attractive and dependable plants. Plus, they are deerproof.
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HTH -
Jo


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