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Lespedeza bicolor 'Summer Beauty'

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More About Lespedeza bicolor 'Summer Beauty'

  • Profuse, violet to pink flowers
  • Sweet pea-shaped flowers held on small panicles
  • Seed pods persist into the winter
  • Large, arching shrub
  • Bloom Time: Late summer

Interesting Notes:

Densely rooted, this plant was used as erosion control in the Southern U.S. and has become almost invasive there.

Zone:

4

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Violet
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Shrub Bush Clover Growing and Maintenance Tips

Any pruning to maintain size and shape on this woody perennial should be done in the winter or early spring to ensure next season's flowering. Fast growing, it will reach 125 cm in time for late, summer flowering.


Lespedeza bicolor 'Summer Beauty' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge