Indigo - true

Scientific Name: 
Indigofera tinctoria
Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Plant Description: 
Leguminous shrub with pinkish flowers.
Plant Height: 
1-2m
Plant Use: 
Dye
Of Interest: 
A mixture from Indigo leaves can be used to dye hair black, while the leaves give a beautiful blue colour to fibres!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Climate: 
Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical

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