Indigofera gerardiana /Gerard's Indigo

Indigofera gerardiana  / Indigofera gerardiana
Foliage and flowers
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Foliage and flowers


Soft delicate foliage

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Scientific Name: Indigofera gerardiana
Common Name: Gerard's Indigo
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Good for summer flowering as it blooms for several weeks in summer and continues into the fall. Small, gray-green foliage adds interest and accent to the summer garden.