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Indigofera australis

Genus Species: Indigofera australis

Common / Product Name: Australian Indigo


Available Sizes

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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