• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Chinese Woad


Da Qing. Qiug Dai. Used in Chinese medicine as an antiseptic gargle and as an anti-inflammatory to irritated liver and spleen. The plant is considered anti-bacterial and ant-viral. Leaves and roots have been used for flu, measles, hepatitis, and mumps. Both varieties have been used historically as a source of blue dye prior to the introduction of Indigo. Easy to grow perennial with leathery blue-green leaves sending up stems with delicate yellow flowers. Considered a noxious weed in WY, UT, MT, CA, OR and WA. Hardy to zone 3.

Latin Name Isatis tinctoria
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