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Indigofera can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs, herbaceous perennials or annuals with pinnate leaves and spikes or racemes of small, pea-like flowers in summer or autumn
Papilionaceae / Papilionaceae
I. heterantha is a medium-sized deciduous shrub, herbaceous in colder areas and then making up to 1.2m annual growth. Leaves pinnate with 13-21 small leaflets. Flowers 12mm, rosy-purple, in racemes to 12cm in length from early summer
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While we update our systems with the new hardiness ratings you may still see old hardiness ratings in your search results. These are denoted as 'Old'.
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Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Pruning group 1
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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