False Indigo Bush


 

False Indigo Bush

(Amorpha fruticosa)

Height:

    • 6 to 10 feet

Bloom:

    • May to June

Classification:

    • Native
    • Shrub

Sun:

    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Medium to wet

Used by:

    • Butterflies (flowers)
    • Honey bees (flowers)
    • Native bees (flowers)
    • Caterpillars (flowers, foliage)

Kentucky Pollinators & Backyard Wildlife articles:

False Indigo Bush

Skippers: Common, but often Overlooked Butterflies of Kentucky

Native range in North America:

 

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