Common Lespedeza
Kummerowia striata 'Kobe'

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

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

Regional

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

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.