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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Amorpha
                        Specie: fruticosa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Profusion of reddish purple tubular flowers in late spring

Uses: Shrub borders

Zones: 4-9

Description: From the prairies and river valleys of central and eastern North America, this 12?ft (3.5?m) high shrub has 6?in (15?cm) long pinnate leaves with bright mid-green leaflets. In late spring to early summer it bears bottlebrush-like panicles of massed, small

Growth Habit: Spreading shrub

Comments: Frost tolerant

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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