Indigo, Wild (Baptisia tinctoria), packet of 20 seeds
Family: Legume (Fabaceae)
Hardy to Zones 6 to 10
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 3 feet apart.
20 seeds/pkt, open-pollinated, untreated, NO GMOs