Amorpha fruticosa (False Indigo)

Sale price Price $12.00 Regular price

category/family - shrub; Fabaceae

evergreen - Winter deciduous

size - 10' H x 7' W

growth rate - fast

sun - full sun to shade

soil - well draining

water - moderate to regular

flowers/fruit - Dark purple w/orange flowers in summer

CA native - yes

Beautiful foliage and flowers. Interesting, distinctive look. Drought tolerant in partial shade. Will take water in the summer. Good for erosion control, but allow room for wandering, creeping roots. Distribution and natural habitat: 
Central and Southern South Coast, San Bernardino Mtns, Peninsular Range, Northern Mexico, along streams and canyons. Elevations below 4,000'