False Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruticosa)


Sold in 10″ (3 gal) pots
Full sun
Soil Moisture: Moist to wet
Bloom Time: April to June
Height x spread: 4-12 ft x 6-15 ft
Flower: Showy, fragrant, deep purple spikes
Tolerate: Wet soil
Attracts: Andrenid bees, butterflies, silver-spotted skipper host plant. Small mammals eat the foliage.

A tall shrub/tree and member of the pea family. Use this plant in a woodland or rain garden, along a pond, or stream bank. It looks best when grouped in mass plantings. Develops small, warty, kidney-shaped seed pods that are brown/copper in color in the fall

Where to see it growing: Silver Creek Preserve, Mascoutah, IL

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