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Indigofera kirilowii
Indigofera kirilowii
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Description

Available Autumn/Winter 2017 An unusual small, deciduous shrub native to China, Indigofera kirilowii has pinnate (feather-like) blue-green leaves and masses of pale pink, wisteria-like flowers in mid to late summer.

Indigofera kirilowii usually requires a warm sunny position with some shelter from cold winds to flower well in the UK.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx three year old plants, 30 - 40 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Indigofera kirilowii can suffer from some die back following a very cold winter, however it usually recovers well in the following year.
  • Flowering Period: July - September.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Indigofera kirilowii grows to be a small or eventually medium sized shrub
    • Height: approx 1.5 m (5 - 6ft).
    • Spread: 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft).

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