Pink Fountains Bush Clover (Lespedeza) produces masses of rosy pink flowers that cause the branches to arch over. Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder areas.
|Plant Type||Shrubs Deciduous|
|Soil & Site||average|
|Temperature||foliage will die back in he colder climates and the plant is often treated as a herbaceous perennial ( in zone 7b it dies almost completely to the ground (Dirr))|
|Flowers||rosy pink pea shaped flowers in up to 6 inch racemes, flowering stems are so heavy from the flowers that the arch|
|Maintenance||in the colder regions cut back to 6 inches in the spring or late fall|
|Misc Facts||AKA: Pink Fountains Bush Clover (Lespedeza)|
|Notes & Reference||#01-Manual of Woody Landscape Plants (Michael Dirr), #226-Shrubs and Vines for American Gardens (Donald Wyman)|