Bush Clover (Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3-6 feet
Plant Spread: 4-8 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Makes great winter interest in the garden.

What's Blooming in SeptemberWhat's Blooming in September
September 27, 2012

While the heat and drought did a number on our perennials, many are making a comeback, given the rain and cooler weather that September brought. Come on in and see what's blooming and who the winner of our August mystery blossom contest is.

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