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Indigofera pseudotinctoria 'Rose Carpet'

 
Indigofera pseudotinctoria 'Rose Carpet'
prostrate indigo bush

Common name prostrate indigo bush
Family fabaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z6-9)
Flowers pink (summer)
Size 6-8"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil, not too dry

A low-growing relative of the two other Indigofera species we grow – similar in appearance if you ignore its small stature. Its lowliness makes it just right for covering ground or spreading across some rocks. Once it found a place it liked in our rock garden, it has been nicely hardy. As with other indigoferas, it is late to leaf out in spring.

Indigofera pseudotinctoria 'Rose Carpet'
prostrate indigo bush
Leafing out in early to mid-May on a criss-cross framework of branches

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden,

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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