Scientific Name: Indigofera miniata
Common Names: Indigo, Scarlet Pea, Texas Indigo, Western Indigo
This perennial grows in abundance in the eastern portion of Texas USA.
Likes sun or partial shade and can withstand drought. known for its pretty pink flowers which attract butterflies. Tends to be a short or low growing plant. These qualities make it desirable for a garden. Although be warned in that it is highly desirable by deer.
Bloom Color(s): red, pink
Foliage Color(s): Gray-Green
Plant Height: up to 3 ft.
Leaf Retention: deciduous
Bloom Period: April to October
Plant Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Herb
Sightings: Lake Whitney State Park
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