Scientific Name: Lespedeza thunbergii Form: Round
Common Name:purple bush clover Texture:Medium
Family Name:FabaceaeHabit: Arching, Open, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Elliptic, Oblong, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), Pink, Purple, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Legume, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Aquatic - ponds, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Tall background
Key ID Features:Long, leggy, arching bush; leaves are compound with 3 leaflets arranged in a 'T'; flowers pea-like, purple-pink.