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LESPEDEZA bicolor 'Summer Beauty'

Commonly known as Bush clover

Rose-purple pea flowers, erect habit. Requires full sun
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£18.50 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Deciduous - 3-palmate mid- to dark-green leaves consisting of oval leaflets to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - rose purple
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shrub with arching shoots. Flowers to 1cm (½in) long are produced in slender racemes 5-12cm (2-5in) or more long, from the upper leaf axils.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf form - Palmate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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Lespedeza - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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