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Products > Dalea greggii
 
Dalea greggii - Trailing Indigo Bush

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Fabaceae = Pea Family
Origin: Southwest (U.S.) (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Purple
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: <1 foot
Width: 2-4 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Dalea greggii (Trailing Indigo Bush) - This is a fast growing evergreen groundcover which can grow to 3 feet wide in 1 1/2 years. Tiny, rose-lavender to purple, rarely yellow flowers appear in late winter to early spring into summer on evergreen, gray-green foliage; grows up to 1-2 ft tall and 4-6 ft wide; fast growing. Plant in full sun. It tolerates heat, frost, rabbits and is drought tolerant once established. Cold hardy to 20-25 degrees F., possibly lower. Native to southwest US and northern Mexico at 2000'-4500' elevation. We grew this plant from 2002 until 2005 but no longer produce it.  The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing  Dalea greggii.