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River Indigo

Indigofera jucunda

Also known as

Showy Indigo

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Indigofera jucunda
Flowering in February

River Indigo Overview

This beautiful plant has had the misfortune of being known by an incorrect name for many years, resulting in some confusion about its identity. But whether you know it as Indigofera jucunda or I. frutescens it is a lovely addition to the garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.

Special features of River Indigo

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of River Indigo