Carolina Indigo (Indigofera caroliniana)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 to 36 inches
Fruit: Other: Approximately 1/2 inch long, bean like pods containing 2 to 3 seeds.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pinkish-orange to yellowish-brown.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies

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