Korean Sophora, Bitter Sophora, Shrubby Sophora, Yellow Sophora, Go-Sam
Sophora flavescens

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sophora (SOF-or-uh) (Info)
Species: flavescens (flav-ES-enz) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Louisville, Kentucky

Taylorsville, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 1, 2015, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Easy to grow woody perennial. Attractive but understated. Can be used as a graceful filler for framing more ostentatious neighbors. An excellent addition to a prairie garden.