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Lespedeza bicolor

Common Name(s):
Shrub bushclover
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Avoid excess fertilizer; prune in early spring

Height:
6-9 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, trifoliate, blue-green leaves; 0.7 to 2 in. long; non-showy fall color
Flower:
0.5 in. rosy-purple pea-shaped flowers on 2-5 in. racemes in summer; borne on current season's growth
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Upright, open, loosely branched, spreading shrub; becomes unkept with age
Width:
6-8 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1651