Lespedeza frutescens, MD Ecotype
Shrubby Bushclover, MD Ecotype
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
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: An erect growing, clump-forming flowering legume.
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine