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Coronilla varia, 'Penngift' (Crownvetch, 'Penngift') bloom
Coronilla varia, 'Penngift' (Crownvetch, 'Penngift') seed

Coronilla varia, 'Penngift'
Crownvetch, ‘Penngift’

Rhizomatous legume that is good for erosion control on steep, dry rocky slopes; seeds are persistent in soils; can be aggressive in natural areas.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CORVAR01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Habitat: Rocky slopes, shallow, well-drained low fertility soils.
Bloom Period: Summer
Flower Color: White to pink
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Moderate
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 140,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 20 lb per acre.



Price: $28.60/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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