Lead Plant

Botanical Name: Amorpha canescens

Height: slow growing shrub to about 1m

Season of bloom: July

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Lean, well-drained soil

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No

Remarks: A nice small shrub for a sunny rock garden. A component of prairies, amid shorter grasses, like Blue Grama.

Similar species: Shrubby False Indigo

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faux-indigo blanchissant, buisson à plomb
Lead Plant