Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Lespedeza thunbergii

 


Full Sun
Partial Shade
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flowers
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies

Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar' (Fabaceae)
(less-pe-DEEZ-a thun-BERG-ee-eye)
Purple Bush Clover

A beauty -- 5' arching stems are loaded with a cascading "waterfall" of rosy-purple blooms in autumn. Enjoy in the shrub or mixed perennial border; cut to the ground in late winter as flowering is on new wood.

Bloom color: rose-purple
Bloom period: early-fall
Height: 5-6'
Spread: 5-6'
Zones: 5-10

Container size: Qt.
Price: $10