Pink Bush Clover
Lespedeza thunbergii 'Edo-Shibori'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee)
Genus: Lespedeza (less-pe-DEEZ-a)
Species: thunbergii (thun-BERG-ee-eye)
Cultivar: Edo-Shibori

Category
Perennials
Shrubs

Foliage Color
Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow

Height
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger

Bloom Color
Pink
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details

Soil pH requirements

Patent Information
Non-patented

Propagation Methods
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting