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Indigofera Indigofera amblyantha

Description

Drought and heat tolerant; flowers on new growth

Cultivars:
Tags:
#pink#deciduous#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#lavender#shrub
Cultivars:
Tags:
#pink#deciduous#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#lavender#shrub
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Indigofera
    Species:
    amblyantha
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Hedge, Containers, Borders, Specimen
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Western China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Open
    Rounded
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Pale rose to deep pink flowers summer to fall; borne on 2-5 in. narrow racemes
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Alternate, pinnate compound gray-green leaves; 4-6 in. long; 7-11 leaflets
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases
    Heat