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Thermopsis chinensis 'Sophia'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thermopsis (ther-MOP-sis) (Info)
Species: chinensis (chi-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Sophia
Additional cultivar information: (aka Sofia)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Blue-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive blueschiz On Apr 23, 2008, blueschiz from Landenberg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

I just love the soft yellow flowers, and it bloomed with my spring bulbs this year. The combination with white daffodils, purple tulips and blue phlox was STUNNING!

Regional...

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

Georgetown, Florida
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
San Antonio, Texas



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