False Indigo

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False Indigo (Amorpha fruticosa) is a captivating native shrub, boasting slender spikes of purple flowers in spring. Its feathery foliage adds texture to gardens, making it a favorite among landscapers. Thriving in full sun to partial shade, this resilient plant is drought-tolerant and adapts well to various soil types. Its vibrant blooms attract pollinators, enhancing the ecosystem of your garden. Perfect for borders or as a standalone specimen, the False Indigo is a testament to nature’s beauty and resilience.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-9
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Low, drought-tolerant
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 3-4′ tall, 3-4′ wide
Plant Spacing: 2-3′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Blue, purple, or white

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Lifespan: 10-15 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
Nitrogen Fixing: Yes