Plains Golden Banner (Thermopsis rhombifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 3-6 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: flower is toxic
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

A colony of these plants.

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jun 8, 2013 10:26 PM

They seem to form colonies. Beautiful flowers that look very much like false indigo.

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