Leadplant
(Amorpha canescens)
Pint Container

$7.00

Availability: In stock

    • Grows 1 to 3 feet tall
    • Full sun
    • Prefers well-drained, sandy or rocky soils
    • Drought-tolerant once established
    • Blooms from June to August
    • Flowers are small, purple, and borne on dense, upright spikes
    • Attracts bees, butterflies, and other pollinators
    • Larval host plant for various butterfly species
    • Leaves are pinnately compound with a silvery-gray appearance
    • Fixes nitrogen in the soil, improving soil fertility
    • Ideal for prairie restoration, native plant gardens, and xeriscaping
    • Keystone species
    • Original shrub of the prairie
    • Tap root that goes down 10 to 15 feet allows it to survive drought and prairie fires
    • Long lived

All shrubs and trees must be picked up at the Lyons Township Community Center, 6404 Joliet Rd, Countryside, on either Friday, September 20th, between 1 PM and 3 PM, or Saturday, September 21st, from 9 AM to 11 AM. Please note that all orders are non-refundable.

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