False Indigo Bush

Amorpha fruticosa

$69.99

In Stock
Key Features
Height

4 - 12'

Container Size

3 Gallon

Bloom Time

April, May, June

Bloom Color

Purple

Soil Moisture

Medium, Moist, Wet

Soil Type

Average, medium to wet, well-drained.

Hardiness Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full sun

  • Description

    False Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruticosa) is a large, deciduous shrub that grows naturally in open woodland areas, floodplains, streambanks, and swamp margins. It tolerates a wide range of soil types. The fragrant, tiny, tube-like, purple flowers bloom for 2-3 weeks on long, showy racemes and attract bees, butterflies, and other native pollinators. The silvery-green compound leaves give it a fine texture and airy appearance in the spring and summer, and they turn a modest yellow in the fall. False Indigo Bush can form thickets and is commonly used as a privacy hedge. It is a larval host for the Gray hairstreak (shown above), among others.

  • Shipping Information

    We ship from two locations:

    • Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

    • Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

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