Lespedeza capitata, RI Ecotype

Roundhead Lespedeza, RI Ecotype

Clump-forming legume; provides food for birds and small ground animals.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Roundhead Lespedeza, RI Ecotype
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Characteristics:
    Multi-stemmed.
  • Habitat:
    Dry open woods, sand dunes, prairies.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Flower Color:
    White
  • Typical Height:
    5.3 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    18 in
  • pH:
    5.7 – 8.2
  • Pollinator Value:
    Low
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FACU
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FACU
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    174,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.6 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$115.20/lb

Description

The native wildflowers and grasses in this mix provide an attractive display of color from spring to fall. Designed for mesic to upland sites and full sun to lightly shaded areas. This mix will attract a variety of pollinators and songbirds. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Purple, Red, White, Yellow

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Perennial

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