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PlantFiles: Violet lespedeza
Lespedeza violacea

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lespedeza (less-pe-DEEZ-a) (Info)
Species: violacea (vy-oh-LAH-see-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Herbs
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Dec 3, 2008, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Violet lespedeza (Lespedeza violacea) is listed as threatened in Vermont:

Regional...

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

Leesburg, Virginia



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