Isatis tinctoria
Height : 70cm
Flowering period : May - July

This is a good source of nectar :

Price for : 9cm pot = £2.90 : BUY

Price for : 5 plug plants = £4.75 : BUY

Woad yields a blue dye famously used and worn by ancient Britons and Celts, though the flowers are yellow. The dye comes from the first year’s leaves using a complicated recipe! It flowers in the second year and sometimes lives to flower in a third year, but mostly behaves as a biennial. The flowers are numerous, small bright yellow clusters.It grows in any neutral garden soil.
Other features:
The seed pods are also attractive and can be used in flower arrangements
Wildlife attracted:
Pollinators are attracted to the little flowers

Woad plug plants may also be included in our apothecary plug plant collection


We endeavour to deliver your order to you within 7-10 working days of your order being placed; if there is a delay we will let you know.

Once shipped you will usually receive your order within 24-48 hours.
For further information on delivery please check out our delivery details  here and terms.
Some plants are only available at certain times of year. For any queries regarding stock availability please do contact us and we will be happy to advise.