2-3" long, deep purple, slightly flaring tubular flowers are produced in large hanging clusters designed for hummingbird pollination. One of the darkest Iochromas, Indigo is a prolific flowering selection on a vigorous growing upright to spreading, naturally evergreen tropical shrub. This miniature cousin of the Angel's Trumpet is easily enjoyed as a container plant where not hardy. Provide good drainage and fertile, average moist soil in partial to filtered sun for the best results. Iochroma, Tubeflower, or Mini Angel's Trumpets flower on new growth so keep them growing and healthy for and endless display
Grows To: 4-6'H x 2-4'W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11 (8B? with protection)
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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
Soil Types & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist, fertile soils. Not soggy. Not in standing water.
Deer Resistance: Not Likely to Be Bothered
Native To / Cultivar Origin: Probable parent species - Iochroma cyanea - Ecuador
Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: All parts - Highly Toxic if Ingested
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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml