Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry.
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|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