Plant Care Fringed Bluestar

Fringed Bluestar


Amsonia ciliata

How to care for Fringed Bluestar


How often to water your Fringed Bluestar

Water needs for Fringed Bluestar
0.5 cups
every 9

Fringed Bluestar needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fringed Bluestar

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Fringed Bluestar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fringed Bluestar: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fringed Bluestar love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fringed Bluestar does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fringed Bluestar in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fringed Bluestar

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fringed Bluestar: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fringed Bluestar after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Fringed Bluestar is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Fringed Bluestar

Fringed Bluestar

Fringed Bluestar

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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