PPA Announces 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year

December 3, 2010 - 10:43

The Perennial Plant Association has named Amsonia hubrichtii as the 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year. Arkansas blue star and thread-leaf blue star are common names for the perennial

The Perennial Plant Association has named Amsonia hubrichtii as the 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year. Arkansas blue star and thread-leaf blue star are common names for the perennial.

This native perennial grows 36 inches tall and 36 inches wide in a mounded form. This multi-season perennial has blue flowers in late spring to early summer and a bright yellow-golden fall color.

"The Perennial Plant of the Year program helps consumers select plants that perennial industry experts find to be outstanding and easily grown," said Steven Still, executive director of the Perennial Plant Association. "The homeowners can have great confidence that the Perennial Plant of the Year will grow well in the garden."

For more information, go to www.perennialplant.org.

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