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botanical name:
Indigofera heterantha
Indigofera heterantha © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Indigo bush
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Long arching stems with delicate pinnate leaves having up to 21 small grey-green leaflets. Open racemes of purple-pink pea-like flowers from mid-summer through to autumn.

cultivation:
Thrives on dry soils.

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