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Lespedeza thunbergii

Common Name(s):
Thunberg lespedeza
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; prune in spring before new growth emerges

Height:
3-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, trifoliate, bluish-green leaves
Flower:
Rose-purple, pea-shaped flowers on 6 in. racemes in summer
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Fountain-like mound of arching stems
Width:
3-6 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1652