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Goat's Rue Seeds

SKU: AM013529
per Packet
No longer available this season.
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.
key features
Botanical Name
Tephrosia virginiana
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
covers 5-10 square feet
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Mass Plantings


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.