Little Volcano Bush Clover
Little Volcano Bush Clover is a lovely Lespedeza from Japan that creates a fountain of beautiful foliage and late summer red to purple flowers. A real eruption of texture and color! Being a member of the pea family Little Volcano makes atmpospheric nitrogen in the soil available to other plants nearby! A great choice spilling over a wall or in between larger trees that might need a little nitrogen fixing companion.
Latin Name: Lespedeza liukiuensis ‘Little Volcano’
Site and Soil: Well draining soil, regular summer water and half to full sun.
Hardiness: Hardy to at least 0 F.
Size at Maturity: 6′ tall by 10′ wide
Bloom Time: late summer into early fall
Pests & Diseases: None that we have observed
USDA Zone: 7