Amorpha canescens

Common name: Lead Plant

Native plant

This is a slow-growing prairie shrub that thrives in drier conditions.  It has showy clusters of purple flowers with orange-red stamens that make it truly a unique show when in bloom.  As part of the pea family, it has compound leaves that offer great texture to the landscape.  Its nitrogen-fixing ability aids in overall soil health.      

Also available in quarts.

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Per unit for pint growing method $5.50
Flats $63

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Summer

Growth rate

Slow

Flower color

Purple

Fall color

Orange Yellow

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
4 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot Nitrogen fixer

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