Description

The Indigofera australis is a slender shrub found in all states, varying in size and habit depending on where it has been planted. This lovely evergreen shrub is great if you want to attract wildlife to your garden being a good nectar source. It will flower during Spring with blooms of pinkish purple-mauve flowers which looks beautiful against the contrasting blue-green foliage.

Common Name/s :  Australian indigo

Family :  Fabaceae

Origin :  Native to Australia

Habit :   Small Shrub

Height :  Up to 2.0m in height

Width :  Up to 2.0m in width

Growth Rate :  Fast

Foliage :  Greenish Blue

Flowers :  Yes

Flower Description :  Small clusters of pea-shaped flowers that are pinkish to purple-mauve in colour. This shrub will bloom flowers from late Winter to early Spring. 

Flowers colours :  Pinkish-purple

Fruit :  Not known to produce any fruits

Position : Plant in a location with full sun to light shade location.

Common Pest And Diseases :  Relatively pest and disease-free

Soil Type :  Can be planted with a mixture of soils

Care And Maintenance :  Water regularly once established, and trim slightly to encourage new growth and a neat and compact form. Tolerates harsh climates from the extreme frost to hot and dry conditions.

Available in Pot Size/s:  50mm

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