$3.50 – $9.95
Soil: Hydric(Wet) to Mesic(Medium)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 1/4-1/3″ flowers have only 1 petal, and 10 stamens. They bloom in tight spike-like clusters.
Leaves: The 4-12″ leaves are covered with short white hairs. They are divided into 13-25 leaflets in a feather-like arrangement.
This tall shrub is an excellent one for shoreline restoration and large raingarden projects. It is fast growing and is an excellent choice for stabilizing eroding shoreline. It’s pinnately-compound leaves give this plant a somewhat “tropical look” and has showy flowers. It is well liked by bees and butterflies. Great pollinator plant.
Name: The scientific name is from the Greek amorphos meaning “formless” or “deformed”.
Other Uses: Pollinator plant and larval host for a variety of butterflies.
More Info: Highly deer resistant
Name: Indigo Bush
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