Growing Australian Indigo in Australia
Indigofera australis which has the common name Australian Indigo is part of the Fabaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo then look no further. Australian Indigo are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Indigofera australis in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Australian Indigo grow?
Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo can grow to a height between 1 ~ 2 metre and grow to a width of 1 ~ 2 metre. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Australian Indigo in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Australian Indigo have?
Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo have wonderful flowers which can be pink, purple. Australian Indigo will flower during spring.
Where should you plant Australian Indigo?
Australian Indigo thrive in a sunny, light shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, courtyard, container growing, cottage garden, flower garden, coastal garden, drought resistant. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean, cool, semi-arid.
Australian Indigo can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam, potting mix, poor soil. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral. Australian Indigo likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be dry, well-drained, moist moderate drainage.”
Are Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo perennial?
Yes, Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Indigofera australis frost tolerant?
Yes, Indigofera australis tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Indigofera australis
The best way to propagate Indigofera australis is by semihardwood cutting, division.
What are Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo used for?
Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo can be used as a feature plant, border plant. Other special uses for Indigofera Australis Australian Indigo include being used bonsai, playground friendly. Australian Indigo are great at attracting wildlife such as bees, nectar eating birds, other insects.
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