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Lespedeza liukiuensis 'Little Volcano'

 
Lespedeza liukiuensis 'Little Volcano'
Elegantly swooping style
bush clover
Masses of flowers in October
Lespedeza liukiuensis 'Little Volcano'
First flowers on a young plant

Common name bush clover
Family fabaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z6-9)
Flowers purple-pink (summer-fall)
Size 4-6'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil

Purple-pink pea flowers on a shrub that grows wider than it gets tall, with elegantly arching branches. Can be pruned back hard in spring. Sometimes listed as a subspecies of L. thunbergii. Ours is planted in a north-facing border where it gets only a few hours of sun per day, and it is perfectly happy there.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: foundation border

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