Amorpha nana, Fragrant False Indigo

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Fragrant False Indigo is a prairie plant of the dry northwestern through southeastern counties in Minnesota. Herbarium records indicate this species was found in Hennepin and Anoka County -undoubtedly only in pockets of dry prairie. Makes a good nitrogen-fixing species for short grass prairie gardens and yards wherever it is dry or very well-draining. 

Blooms:  red and violet, June into July

Height: 1 to 2 feet

Conditions: full sun, well draining medium-dry to dry soils