Amorpha canescens ‘Leadplant’

Mature Height: 2-3 feet
Mature Width: 2-3 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone Range:  3 to 8
Water Requirements:  Moderate Water, Drought Tolerant
Shade Requirements:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

Leadplant (Amorpha canescens) has unique foliage and flowers with spikes of iridescent purple flowers extending above the intricate silver-gray foliage in the heat of midsummer. This stunning shrub is extremely drought tolerant and able to thrive in any well-drained soil. It is extremely long lived and is one of the few true shrubs of the prairie. Aside from its beauty it can attract butterflies and pollinators.

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