Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||in-dee-GO-fer-uh kir-ih-LOV-ee-eye|
|Lore||A related species, Indigofera tinctoria, was the traditional source of indigo, the classic rich violet dye, and hence lent its name to the genus.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows to 2 to 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading 3 to 4 ft. wide by rhizomes.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry.|
Adaptable to many soil types, provided it is well drained. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Fairly tolerant of drought, once established. In mild winter areas, prune to shape in late winter. In colder zones, cut stems close to the ground before new growth appears in early spring. Blooms on new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8