Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    False Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruticosa)
    Legume Family

    Blooms:  Purple, 2-3 weeks, May-June
    Leaves: Blue-green pea like leaves are mostly on the upper third of the plant
    Height: 4-15’
    Space: 4-15’
    Soil: Moist-Average-Wet
    Exposure: Full sun-Part sun
    Fauna: Bees, beetles, host plant to several moths and butterflies
    Seeds: Small seeds come in pairs of 2

    Deer Resistance: High

    Zone: 4-9
    Native Status: NC native, common across the state
    NC, seed grown