Indigo Bush - Amorpha fruticosa

Species: Amorpha fruticosa
Common names: Indigo Bush

Plant Properties

Growth Period: Perennial
Plant Form: Shrub
Foliage: deciduous
Flower color(s): purple orange

Plant Requirements

Water requirements: low
Light requirements: full sun to part shade

Soil moisture requirements: moist to wet
Soil content requirements: Sand Loam Clay Caliche
Drainage requirements: poor to good
Calcium carbonate (CaC03) tolerance: medium
Drought tolerance: medium
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