This genus is comprised of many trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials from tropical and subtropical regions with pealike, usually pink flowers and distinctive foliage. Most are deciduous and range in hardiness from USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 11.
CareIndigoferas prefer full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Prune back to major framework in spring for vigorous new growth in temperate regions. Otherwise prune wayward and crossing stems in spring.
Propagation Sow seed in fall or root cuttings in spring
ProblemsVarious rusts and rots may occur.