Amorpha fruticosa 'Dark Lance', False indigo

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Leguminosae
Origin: Texas and the eastern coast
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: purple and gold
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 6 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: sun to part sun
Irrigation: low to medium
Cold Hardiness: -20 F
Description: A riparian species introduced by Benny Simpson, forms cloud-like tufts of blue-green foliage -- striking with purple petals and gold anthers on flower spikes.