Indigo Blue Dragonhead

Dracocephalum ruyschiana

Indigo Blue Dragonhead is an easy to grow tidy mounding plant with needle-like leaves and dark blue flowers that are speckled and quite fragrant. This perennial will thrive in a dry meadow or rock garden setting and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types.
Plant Type Herbaceous Perennial
Height 14-16 inches
Width 10-12 inches
Flowering Season Early Summer
Flower Color Dark Blue
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs moderate to low
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, or sandy soils
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2020
Annual Commercial Maintenance Shear back to the ground every spring to make way for the new year's growth.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance
Elevation Guide Up to 5200 ft