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200 Purple LEAD PLANT Flower Seeds Amorpha canescens

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  • Model: TGW-AMCA
  • Manufactured by: The Gardening World

Description

Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Does well in poor, sandy, somewhat dry soils. May spread by self-seeding. Plant may die back to the ground in harsh winters. Common name of lead plant refers to the once held belief that the plant was an indicator of the presence of lead in the ground.


Leadplant is popular for reclamation and wildlife plantings. It is a shrub-like plant with silvery hairs and purple flower spikes at the ends of the branches. It is a nitrogen fixer that can thrive in poor soils and is quite drought tolerant. Butterflies and native bees are common visitors to its flowers. Seed usually has dormancy – cold stratify 60 days or sow in late fall. Lead Plant is also called Wild Tea and it's scientific name is Amorpha Canescens.

Growing 1-3' tall and featuring slender, dense, 4-8" spike-like clusters of tiny, bluish-purple flowers with gold anthers which bloom in May-June. It also features alternate, pinnately compound leaves with grayish green leaflets and densely hairy twigs.

***ANY PURCHASE OF ANY 2 SEED PACKS OR MORE AT CHECKOUT (NOT EVERY ITEM) WILL RECEIVE ONE FREE PACK OF VEGETABLE OR FLOWER SEEDS PER ORDER.***

Flower Facts

  • Name - LEAD PLANT
  • Scientific Name - Amorhpa canescens
  • Product Type - Flower Seeds
  • Cycle - Perennial
  • Color - Purple
  • Height - 24 - 40"
  • Sun - Full Sun
  • Moisture - Dry, Moderate,
  • Bloom Period - Summer


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All seeds will come in a 2x3 resealable plastic zip lock bag, shipped in a protective bubble mailer with tracking. If you have any questions you can message us at any time.




This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 27 September, 2017.



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