Plant to the rear of the flower border or let it self-seed around a wildflower garden; endlessly useful as ground cover clothing gently sloping banks
- Position: full sun
- Soil: deep, moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June
- Flower colour: dark indigo-blue
- Other features: the flowers are followed by dark grey seed-pods; mid- to deep green leaves
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Upright spikes of dark indigo-blue, pea-like flowers in June, often flecked white or cream. False indigo is perfect for a well-drained border or a dry, sunny bank. Resist the temptation to cut the plant back in autumn since the seed-pods and slender stems look wonderful frosted in the winter garden.
- Garden care: Lift and divide large colonies in early spring
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