Blue Wild Indigo
No flower fills your garden with brilliant true-blue flowers like blue wild indigo! Also called “false indigo,” Europeans used to pay Americans to grow this plant for the dye made from its blue flowers, as true indigo was too expensive.
Water: Moderate, Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: An upright perennial which typically grows 3 to 4' tall
Light: Best in Full Sun, will tolerate some shade
Soil: Easily grown in average, dry, well-draining soil. Tolerates poor soils.
Origin: Rich woodlands, thickets, and along streambanks from Pennsylvania to North Carolina and Tennessee.
Additional Characteristics: Nitrogen Fixer