Indigo, True plant

$12.10$33.00 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Indigofera tinctoria
Pot Sizes: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


True Indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria. Fermentation of foliage produces a permanent blue dye reputed for the fastness and clarity. Also employed as a hair colouring. A popular, yet old fashioned, landscaping plant with a compact habit and attractive foliage. True Indigo plant is native to Asia and prefers fertile, well drained soils in part shaded position. Drought tender but frost resistant. A deciduous perennial, growing to 4m.