LESPEDEZA bicolor 'Summer Beauty'

Commonly known as Bush clover

Rose-purple pea flowers, erect habit. Requires full sun
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LESPEDEZA bicolor 'Summer Beauty'

  • 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
Lespedeza - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)

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