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Indigofera australis     Common / Product Name: Australian Indigo

Genus Species: Indigofera australis    

Common / Product Name: Australian Indigo

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
  Tube14cm

Height x Width: 2 – 2.5m x 1.00 – 2.00m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Purple rarely white pea-flowers.

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -3°C. Best planted in protected areas.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 40’s°C over summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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