Amsonia


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Related to Amsonia: Amsonia tabernaemontana
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Noun1.Amsonia - genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
Amsonia tabernaemontana, blue star - subshrubs of southeastern United States forming slow-growing clumps and having blue flowers in short terminal cymes
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Weave it among clumpforming perennials, geraniums and their ilk or even those with more willowy stems - Gaura lindheimeri or amsonia are equally effective partners.
Weave it among clump-forming perennials, geraniums and their ilk or even those with more willowy stems - Gaura lindheimeri or amsonia are equally eective partners.
Watson [hairy-fruit chervil] APOCYNACEAE Amsonia ciliata Walter var.