Grow in sun and fertile, welldrained soil with some shelter. Its foliage is a slightly dusty deep green blue and the small leaves grow in. Alba and a few other cultivars, like spilt milk variegated leaves. Dont worry about compost or any other form of feeding. My fantastic staff and i will be propagating at full throttle this season in attempt to stay ahead of demand. Les lespedeza sont des arbustes tres floriferes au port tres souple. In the book, lilies, a guide for growers and collectors, edward mcrae writes. Late summer masses of small pealike, purplepink flowers appear.
Pendent, terminal racemes of purplepink, pealike flowers. Due to covid19, we are open for preorders and curbside pickup only. Lespedeza thunbergii white fountain bush clover from. Bicolor lespedeza stands should remain relatively open at ground level planting bicolor shrub type lespedeza. Lespedeza provides food and shelter for wildlife ranging from deer to quail. Location map for lespedeza thunbergii avalanche miyaginohagi. Lespedeza thunbergii white fountain white fountain is a pure white september bloomer on arching canes, earlier than the more upright avalanche which also flowers in white. Nakai is an accepted name this name is the accepted name of a species in the genus lespedeza family leguminosae. Plants profile for lespedeza thunbergii thunbergs lespedeza. It forms a spreading, fountainshaped mass 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide, with arching branches clothed in bluegreen leaves composed of three leaflets. Upright japanese bush clover white flowers by the countless thousands. This mystery book for young children presents a continuously changing white shape silhouetted against a blue background that challenges them to guess what it.
Lespedeza thunbergii lespedeza shrubs plants peter. Lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar plant delights nursery. Please consider signing up for our newsletter to remain abreast of current information. Lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar aka gibraltar pink bush clover. The plants database includes the following 36 species of lespedeza. Common lespedeza, a striate type, was first reported growing in georgia in 1846.
Since not all plants are available at the nursery at any given time, please contact us for current availability before coming to the nursery. Be certain to click your reload refresh button to view the most recent information. How to build a hinged hoophouse for a raised bed garden duration. Sep 21, 2017 thunbergs lespedeza is a perennial flowering subshrub that is also commonly know as bush clover. Gibraltar bush clover, lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar, is a deciduous shrub with enchanting pink blossoms. All too appropriately named, that floriferous beauty can tumble almost to the ground just as it reaches full flower. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk aka spilt milk variegated bush clover. Lespedeza is often used for hay and forage and soil improvements. Lespedeza species, pink bush clover lespedeza thunbergii.
Lespedeza thunbergii little volcano plant information. May 31, 2012 how to build a hinged hoophouse for a raised bed garden duration. Thunberg lespedeza, thunberg bush clover, desmodium penduliflorum. It is native to china and japan this species produces annual stems up to 2 m 7 ft tall and 0. To display an individual plant location map and plant details, click the number in the table. Sep 27, 2014 however, lespedeza can cause headscratching, because there are about 50 species and they include perennial plants, annuals and shrubs. The genus is native to warm temperate to subtropical regions of eastern north america, eastern and southern asia and australasia. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk spilt milk bush clover. Website developed, maintained and hosted by the center for invasive species and ecosystem health at the university of georgia. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk variegated bush clover. Hardiness zone 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. Lespedeza thunbergii, commonly called bush clover, is a deciduous, semiwoody shrub with an arching, fountainlike habit. Flowers in mid spring and often again in autumn with clusters of lavender flowers that demonstrate their inclusion in the pea family. Lespedeza thunbergii is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common names thunbergs bushclover, thunbergs lespedeza, and.
This stunning perennial bush clover was introduced and named by nancy goodwin at montrose who found this on her property and realized it was much better than the l. Plant database entry for bush clover lespedeza thunbergii with 9 images, 4 comments, and 26 data details. The bluegray foliage becomes yellow in fall color adding to its interest in the landscape. Spring planting is advised in the northern part of its range. Lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar was found by the great plantsman and artist. Plant one in a corner location where it can be used as a spacefiller, or next to a wall where its cascading blooms are sure to create an impression. This japanese selection enjoys rich soil in sun to part shade with average summer water. Gardeners should plant lespedeza if they can find it. Little volcano japanese bush clover, japanese lespedeza.
Lespedeza violacea violet lespedeza lespedeza virgata wand lespedeza lespedeza virginica. When cut to the ground in late winter to early spring, it responds by producing rapid annual growth to 3 6 tall and as wide during the following growing season. Lovely bush clover gently variegated in pale green splashed white. Unlike lespedeza thunbergii, a close cousin, little volcano bush clover produces no seed and so has little chance of becoming a pest in the garden or in the wild. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about pink bush clover lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar supplied by member gardeners in the plantfiles database at dave s garden. Check out our plant lists pdfs and email or call to place your order. A high glamour, strong growing selection of japanese bush clover that we find exceptional for its sparkling trifoliate leaves that combine a background of deep. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk production in progress. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk lespedeza thunbergii variegata. Thunbergs lespedeza is a perennial flowering subshrub that is also commonly know as bush clover. Striate lespedeza kummerowia striata is an annual species and is sometimes called common lespedeza or wild jap clover. Lespedeza thunbergii little volcano plant citations. This lespedeza requires very minimal maintenance and can be cut back nearly to the ground in winter if desired or you can selectively remove.
Shrub bush clover lespedeza thunbergii southern living. An unknown jewel for late summer, awardwinning lespedeza thunbergii bush clover is a mediumsized deciduous subshrub noted for its delicate foliage, brilliant blossoms and graceful fountainlike habit. Flower color is purplelavender and blooms in fall, summer. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk spilt milk bush clover broken. Rosepurple pealike flowers explode in august and september. They are laden with thousands of rosypurple, pealike flowers in late summer or. The two species of annual lespedeza grown in missouri are kummerowia striata common and kummerowia stipulacea korean. Lespedeza thunbergii thunberg thunberg bush clover. Lespedeza is an excellent addition to any serious food plot.
They would make excellent additions to your rare plant collection, or. Striate lespedeza differs in appear ance from the other annual species, korean lespedeza. Lespedeza thunbergii, a legume or pea relative as the shape of its flowers and foliage quickly gives away, is hardy in zones 49. Learn about lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk spilt milk. Lespedeza thunbergii georgia invasive species task force. It branches frequently into multiple major stems at the base, which divide into much smaller side stems. Once the lespedeza is established, weeds are seldom a problem.
Annual lespedeza is an acidtolerant, droughtresistant, summer annual legume useful for pasture, hay and soil improvement. Sep 06, 2009 lespedeza thunbergii, a legume or pea relative as the shape of its flowers and foliage quickly gives away, is hardy in zones 49. Lespedeza thunbergii shrub lespedeza up for bid are seeds of lespedeza thunbergii. Silky bush clover lespedeza cuneata bean family fabaceae description. These will be noted at the beginning of the plant description narrative. Check plants lists for items we are growing this year. Give it sun, and not much elsewell, except a very large space to grow into, as the arching stems of a mature bush clover will reach 6 feet across or wider, and stands nearly 6 feet high. This lespedeza requires very minimal maintenance and can be cut back nearly to the ground in winter if desired or you can selectively. It features long, arching branches, hanging to the ground, and clothed with trifoliate, bluegreen leaves.
A deciduous shrub to 4 ft tall x 6 ft wide with an arching habit. Lespedeza throws blooms in shades of pink and lavender in the late summer and fall. White fountain is early blooming in the bush clover season, usually timed with gibralter. Its foliage is a slightly dusty deep green blue and the small leaves grow in profusion on long arching stems.
It is a beautiful shrub that gets green leaves and nice fuchsiapink to purple flowers from summer to fall. Woody perennial or subshrub with arching stems bearing bluegreen leaflets. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk home forums flowergarden questions annuals and perennials lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk this topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 11 years, 8 months ago by anonymous. Lantana lilium plant delights nursery catalog page 43. Bush lespedeza or shrubby lespedeza lespedeza thunbergii is. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Lespedeza thunbergii lespedeza thunbergii le jardin du pic vert. The atlas of florida plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. It forms a spreading, fountainshaped mass 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide, with arching branches clothed. It is best to plant 18 to 14 acre plots with 300 feet in between. However, lespedeza can cause headscratching, because there are about 50 species and they include perennial plants, annuals and shrubs. Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today. Lespedeza is a genus of some 40 species including nothospecies of flowering plants in the pea family fabaceae, commonly known as bush clovers or particularly east asian species japanese clovers hagi. Cut to the ground in the spring this 6 tall x 12 wide deciduous grower will resprout rapidly akin to the proverbial beanstalk.
Lespedeza thunbergii gibraltar bush clover from pleasant. Most lespedezas are annual except sericea and bicolor unless allowed to drop seeds and reseed itself the following spring. Lespedeza thunbergii white fountain white bush clover. Creamy white splashes and streaks on the clovershaped leaves. Most lespedeza s are annual except sericea and bicolor unless allowed to drop seeds and reseed itself the following spring. Butterfly attracting plants, deer resistant plants, drought tolerant plants, giant plants, pollinator plants, plants from japan, woody perennials, cottage garden plants. Lespedeza thunbergii spilt milk lespedeza thunbergii. Butterfly attracting plants, deer resistant plants, drought tolerant plants, giant plants, pollinator plants, plant delights introductions, plants from japan. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the university of south florida and other herbaria. The 3 foot high, 6 ft cascading spread in a raised bed in my front yard is a site to behold.
Plant database entry for bush clover lespedeza thunbergii alba with 2 images and 21 data details. The gardening channel with james prigioni 1,934,798 views. These beautiful plants are hardy to usda zone 5 or possibly colder with protection. Lespedeza thunbergii little volcano scientific name. Lespedeza thunbergii, the bush clover, a giant of a. Lespedeza thunbergii is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common names thunbergs bushclover, thunbergs lespedeza, and shrub lespedeza. Heres what to plant so you can have them in october. Lespedeza thunbergii thunbergs lespedeza lespedeza tomentosa.488 1487 119 124 41 1595 364 713 638 1050 1329 1486 916 1567 1140 323 11 542 1362 823 1145 313 1085 749 1547 1059 1100 1426 684 842 1584 1161 1561 1332 1194 799 557 182 1131 857 1415 392 585 3 931 1214 945 95 419 170 1350