False Indigo (Amorpha Fruticosa)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $12.00

Native Environment: Forest
Plant Type: Deciduous Shrub
Height: 4 - 12 feet
Spread: 6 - 15 feet
Bloom Time:  April to June
Color: Purple/Orange/Yellow Anthers
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
USDA Symbol: amfr
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils to dry sands. pH adaptable. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Acid-based, Calcareous.
Nature Attracting: Butterflies, Pollinators, Beneficial Insects
Special Usage: Rain Garden
Special Feature: Interesting Bark
Tolerate: Wet Soil
Maintenance: Low

 

Larval Host: California & Southern Dogfaces, Silver-spotted Skipper, Gray hairstreak, Hoary edge skipper.