Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 5 to 7
Size: To 5' tall and wide
Deep pink to purple flowers in late summer to autumn on arching spikes. Fine textured foliage, blue-green. Dies to the ground in northern parts.
Native to China and Japan.
Published in Lespedeza Jap. & Korea 15 in 1927.
Basionym Desmodium thunbergii DC.