A showy, blue blooming plant that tolerates dry, rocky soil, and hosts a number of caterpillars! Large, showy seed pods are valuable for winter interest. Resistant to deer browsing.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May-Jun
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Mainly pollinated by bumblebee queens. Hosts the wild indigo dusty wing skipper, hoary edge skipper, frosted elfin butterfly, marine blue butterfly, orangesulphur butterfly, and a number of moths. Mildly toxic foliage makes them unpalatable to herbivores.