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Goat's Rue Seeds

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Also known Wild Sweetpea or Catgut, this unique wildflower’s bi-color blooms are a true show-stopper in the late spring garden or meadow. This native perennial is easy to grow and drought-tolerant. Perennial.

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Common Name Goat's Rue
Botanical Name Tephrosia virginiana
Plant Type Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink, Yellow
Mature Height 12-24" tall
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 32000
Seeds Per Packet 25
Soil Moisture Dry, Average
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Native To North America
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Advantages Soil Enhancer
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
Bi-color blooms add a splash of color to the early garden and are offset by attractive, feather-like grey leaves. Goat’s Rue is often used for herbal remedies. This easy-to-grow wildflower acts as a host plant for the Southern Cloudywing Butterfly and will attract winged wildlife to your property.
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