One of the best autumn flowering shrubs and native to parts of China and Japan, Lespedeza thunbergii has arching stems covered with light-green leaves, and sprays of vivid purple-red, pea-like flowers.
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One of the best autumn flowering shrubs and native to parts of China and Japan, Lespedeza thunbergii has arching stems covered with light-green leaves, and sprays of vivid purple-red, pea-like flowers. The flowers are very pretty and somewhat similar in appearance to those of a Wisteria.
A spectacular medium sized garden shrub!
Supplied Size: 3L pot (approx 40 - 60 cm tall) - 1 plant left at this size
- Position: Warm in full sun.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Lespedeza thunbergii should not be planted in areas prone to waterlogging.
- Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Lespedeza thunbergii requires shelter from cold winter winds.
- Flowering Period: August - September.
- Flower Colour: Purplish-red
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized branching shrub with an arching branches.
- Height: 1.5 m (5 ft).
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).
- Notes: Prune to shape in spring before new growth emerges if required. Please note that although we usually guarantee plants for a year after purchase, we will not replace a Lespedeza thunbergii which is damaged or killed by wet or cold winter weather.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)
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