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Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)


Light:

Sun or high/light shade

Flowering:

June and July

Soil:

Drought tolerant

Height:

30 to 40 inches

Color:

Silvery foliage with purple flowers

Uses:

Native plantings

Care:

A long-lived, slow to establish legume. 2-3 feet tall and in diameter. Tap rooted - resents disturbance.

Native:

Yes

Comments:

One of a few shrubs of the prairie. A dwindling native species.

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