B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: ROSE to PURPLE pea fls., long leafless stems, summer-autumn
Fruit: (sow in autumn)
Foliage: few pinnate lvs...grows by streams
Height in meters: 2
Indigofera filifolia seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
37: South African Native and Introduced Plants
40: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
56: Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
161: Edible Flowers
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
190: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
Indigofera filifolia seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10°C.
Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 24 hours).