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Desmodium elegans

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Desmodium
                        Specie: Desmodium elegans

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Three-lobed dark green leaves, gray beneath; spikes of rosy purple flowers in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Rock gardens

Zones: 9-11

Description: This is a deciduous shrub from China and the Himalayas growing to 6 ft (1.8 m) with trifoliate leaves that are dark green above and felty gray on the underside. Its arching branches bear drooping spikes of rosy purple pea-flowers at the ends in spring. ZO

Growth Habit: Erect with arching branches

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