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common name: False Indigo
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Upright growing, Bright green foliage, divided into oval leaflets, bluish-grey when young. Attractive spikes of violet-blue pea-like flowers in summer, later forming decorative dark-grey seed pods.
Well drained, light soil in full sun or part shade. Dislikes disturbance and may take some time to become established and flower well.
The leaves and roots are used medicinally.
From the Eastern USA.