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Indigofera heterantha

Common Name(s):
Himalayan indigo
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought and heat tolerant; flowers on new growth; can be severely pruned

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, compound gray-green to blue-green leaves; 4-6 in. long; 13-21 leaflets
Flower:
0.5 in. rose-purple flowers in summer on dense 3-5 in. erect racemes on current season's growth
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil conditions including clay; moderate fertility
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Rounded; loose
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1601

Indigofera heterantha Indigofera heterantha
Du Sa Ni Ma, CC BY-NC-2.0
Indigofera heterantha Indigofera heterantha
Mpaola Andreoni, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0