Lespedeza frutescens, MD Ecotype
Shrubby Bushclover, MD Ecotype

A clump-forming legume; one of the prettiest native Lespedezas that we carry; the attractive foliage adds soft color to native meadows; the seeds provide food for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: LESFRU02
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Erect-growing.
Habitat: Rocky woods, thickets, dry open woods.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Violet-purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Pollinator Value: Low

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Seed Information:

Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $246.40/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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