Roughhairy Indigo (Indigofera hirsuta)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees


Posted by flaflwrgrl (North Fl. - Zone 8b) on Sep 25, 2011 5:54 PM

WARNING!!!! This plant is an invasive! It freely self seeds & is more than difficult to get rid of. Pull plants when they are quite young. Dead head before seed pods ripen. Seed pods are barbed & will adhere to clothing & "travel".

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Plant ID by Budgielover Sep 7, 2012 1:07 PM 8
Roughhairy Indigo (Indigofera hirsuta); wild on my property by flaflwrgrl Sep 25, 2011 5:40 PM 3

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