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Amorpha canescens Wisconsin form

Leadwort

Item #: 3745

Zones: 2a to 8b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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This unique member of the pea family is one of our most diverse native plants with a range that takes it from Canada to New Mexico. The 3' tall clumper is adorned with fuzzy greenish-grey leaves resembling a miniature mimosa. In summer, each clump is topped with bizarre 6" long pipe-cleaner-like flowers of dark purple and orange. You will be sure to have everyone scratching their heads...so have some medication nearby. It may take 2-3 years to establish enough to flower well. Now is the time to buy one.

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