Amorpha nana
(fragrant false indigo, dwarf wild indigo)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 24 – 36 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
drought-resistant; known for fragrant flowers; rabbits may cause winter damage


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

compact erect shrub; semi-woody to woody

Foliage

fine-textured, compound green leaves

Flowers

dense racemes of purple pea-like flowers; fragrant; June-July

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