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Chicory Seeds

SKU: AM015835
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5 pounds $23.99/lb
10 pounds $22.99/lb
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Who doesn’t love true blue blooms? Chicory is famous for painting roadsides with its electric blue flowers, creating a spectacular summer show. This variety will grow in almost any sunny spot and delight with elegant blooms year after year. Chicory is also edible, adding gorgeous color to your favorite summer salads. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial.
key features
Botanical Name
Cichorium intybus
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Container Planting, Small Spaces
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,815 sq ft.
1 lb covers 7,260 sq ft.
5 lbs covers 36,300 sq ft.
10 lbs covers 1.75 acres
Bloom Time


This one is a well-known edible plant, the roots being ground for “chicory coffee”, a specialty of Cajun cooking in Louisiana. Leaves have been used since Roman times for medicines. But the electric blue flowers are what makes chicory famous. Along a roadside in bright sun, this is one of the biggest shows in the flower kingdom. Everyone loves the brilliant blue, even though the flowers close in the afternoon and on cloudy days. The subject of several romantic legends, chicory is one of our most historic wildflowers.