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Amorpha canescens

Scientific NameAmorpha canescens
Common NameLeadplant
FamilyFabaceae (Leguminosae)
HabitShrub
Growth FormPerennial
Mature Size18-24” tall, 24-30” wide
FlowersArching stems with purple pea-like flowers summer
HardinessZones 3-8
Sun RequirementsSun to partial sun
Water RequirementsModerate to xeric
Soil RequirementsClay, sandy, low fertility soil
Other InfoAttracts Butterflies
Pollinator Friendly
Suitable over 7,000 ft