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Indigo Bush

Indigofera heterantha

Also known as

Himalayan Indigo

Indigofera-gerardiana by Sten Porse (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Indigo Bush Overview

Deciduous shrub species that reaches a maximum height and width of approximately 2.5m. Foliage is pinnately divided into 13-21 leaflets and flowers are produced abundantly. These are arranged on unbranched inflorescences known as racemes and coloured rose-purple.

How to propagate Indigo Bush

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Indigo Bush

Grown for their foliage and small, pea-like flowers.

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Shrubs that give you structure and summer flowers.

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