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PlantFiles: Common Lespedeza
Kummerowia striata 'Kobe'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Kummerowia (kum-ayr-OH-wee-uh) (Info)
Species: striata (stree-AH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Kobe
Additional cultivar information: (Japan Clover)

Category:
Annuals

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Nov 18, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Primarily planted for wildlife today, it was once a hay and pasture crop. An excelent soil builder. It was very popular in supporting flocks of Bob White quail.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Troy, Virginia



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