Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Amorpha fruticosa L.f. var. coerulea (Lodd.) E.J.Palmer

See Amorpha fruticosa L.f.   Coerulea is a blue-flowered form from South Carolina.  [JD].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges’ Nursery, 6th January 1845.  [MP A2933-2, p.28].  This is the only record.


Published Nov 21, 2009 - 05:10 PM | Last updated Jul 18, 2010 - 04:43 PM

Family Fabaceae
Region of origin

North America

  • Amorpha coerulea Lodd.
Common Name

Bastard indigo

Name in the Camden Park Record

Amorpha caerulea 

Confidence level high