Indigo, Wild (Baptisia tinctoria), packet of 20 seeds


Family:  Legume (Fabaceae)

Hardy to zones 3 to 9

Herbaceous perennial with leathery leaves and bright yellow flowers with distinctive black wings.  Seedpods decorative, blue-black.  Native to the American Southeastern seaboard and Southern states.  Blue dye-plant. Traditional usage of the tincture of dried root (TWM, Eclectic): Sore throat, smoldering infections.   Plant prefers full sun and dry or gravelly soil.  Scarify seed vigorously, soak overnight and plant in warm conditions, fast-draining soil. Germination takes 7 to 14 days.  Work seedlings up in successively larger pots and set to landscape after sufficiently sized.  Space 2 to 3 feet apart.

20  seeds/pkt, open-pollinated, untreated, NO GMOs

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