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Indigofera alternans

Native to: Southern Africa
Groundcover

Indigofera alternans

DECIDUOUS

FULL SUN

FROST SENSITIVE

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Indigofera alternans

DESCRIPTION

A small, flat, annual plant that grows in the wild along roadsides and disturbed places. It forms a mat up to 50cm in diameter. The long stems are covered with fine hairs. Leaves are pinnately compound, terminal leaflet obovate, light-green and hairless above and grey-green and hairy below. It bears pea-like pink to red flowers from summer to autumn. The fruit is a small, bent pencil-like pod up to 10mm long.

LANDSCAPING USES
GARDEN THEMES
Desert
FLOWERS

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