Amorpha fruticosa
Plants of the Southwest

Amorpha fruticosa

Indigo Bush

Indigo Bush is a deciduous 4-8 ft. shrub. Stalks of small purple flowers with gold stamens. Butterflies love it. Needs extra moisture in dry areas. Nitrogen fixer. Soak seeds in water 6-8 hours and sow anytime. Zones 3-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 345678


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