Indigo Bush - Amorpha fruticosa

Indigo Bush - Amorpha fruticosa

  • $ 2500

This is a great native alternative to the non-native Butterfly Bush!

Features: This shrub produces eye-catching 3 to 6-inch violet blue blooms in June. Bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, and birds are attracted to this plant which is a nitrogen fixer, meaning it is beneficial to nutrient poor soils. It is a great alternative to non-native Butterfly Bush.

Light: full sun

Soil: medium moisture to wet

Height: 6-8 ft.

Width: 6 ft.

Blooms: summer

Flower color: violet blue

Fall color: yellow orange

Special note: pollinator hot spot, butterfly host and nectar plant, loved by birds, nitrogen fixer


See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plants Database