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Amorpha canescens

More About Amorpha canescens

  • Woody perennial
  • Tiny bluish-purple flower spikes with gold anthers
  • Pinnately compound grayish-green leaflets
  • Densely hairy stems
  • Bloom Time: May-June

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Purple
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Lead Plant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in average to dry, well-drained soils in full sun. Adaptable to most soil conditions and drought resistant. An attractive plant for bees. 


Amorpha canescens Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Foliage Color

Gray

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Border/edging