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Leadplant Amorpha Amorpha canescens

Description
  • leafs out late in spring
  • This plant tolerates a range of soil conditions including poor sites.
  • Form: Broad shrub that is rounded with a flat top
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#sun#deciduous#full sun#blue#drought tolerant#violet#shrub#purple flowers#blue flowers#violet flowers#poor soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#sun#deciduous#full sun#blue#drought tolerant#violet#shrub#purple flowers#blue flowers#violet flowers#poor soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Amorpha
    Species:
    canescens
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Drought, poor site conditions, poor soil
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Description:
    Flowers' colors are blue-violet.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are alternate, compound pinnate with 14 to 45 leaflets (0.3 to 1 in. long), dense, and have a grayish pubescence.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Poor Soil