Lespedeza virginica, VA Ecotype
Slender Lespedeza, VA Ecotype
A clump-forming legume; the prettiest native Lespedeza that we carry; the attractive flowers and foliage add color to native meadows; a prolific producer of seeds for game birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: LESVIR05
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Habitat: Open woods, roadsides, fields.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Rose to purplish
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Pollinator Value: Low
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Approximate seeds per lb: 175,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre. When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine