Common Name: Wild Blue Indigo
Prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils including rocky and clay, neutral to slightly alkaline pH. 3 ft. height, blooms spring to summer, blue flowers, will re-seed if planted under optimum conditions.
Germination Code: C(10), H, I
Native Region: Isolated counties in the Central Basin plus Scott, Hancock, and Hamilton counties
Striking and long-lived favorite perennial. Forms a large, bush-like plant at maturity. Over time plants develop a deep and extensive root system so it is best left undisturbed and not transplanted. May be grown from seed but takes several years to establish. Effective when used as a specimen plant or planted in groups. Attracts butterflies.