Indigo Bush

 

Psorothamnus schottii

 

Fabaceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Perennial
Size: 9' tall by 9 wide
Flowers: 5 -15 flowers are in an open 4"-long cluster, bright blue, it blooms (March to May)
Leaves; S
imple, 1-1/4" long and less than 1/8" wide, alternate and gland-dotted.
Fruit: Oval pea-like pod dotted with red glands
Stems/Trunks: Much-branched, somewhat spiny, scabby

Range/Origin: Native to AZ, southern CA and Baja, California
Hardiness: Sunset zones; 12 - 13

Comments: Seasonal litter, Thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Low
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Maintenance: Minimal

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