Lespedeza virginica, VA Ecotype

Slender Lespedeza, VA Ecotype

Clump-forming legume; our prettiest native Lespedeza; attractive flowers and foliage add color to native meadows; prolific producer of seeds eaten by game birds.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Slender Lespedeza, VA Ecotype
  • Species Type:
    Native
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  • Characteristics:
    Erect-growing.
  • Habitat:
    Open woods, roadsides, fields.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Flower Color:
    Purple
  • Typical Height:
    3.8 ft
  • Pollinator Value:
    Low
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    175,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.6 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$216.00/lb

Description

The native wildflowers and some grasses provide a gorgeous display of color from spring to fall. Designed for upland sites with well-drained soils and full sun to semi-shaded areas; ideal for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. 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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