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Slender Bush Clover

Lespedeza virginica

Slender Bush Clover is a common native species throughout the Midwest. The plant and its seeds are eaten by a variety of wildlife and livestock. It can be identified by its leaves, which are slender and hairy on both surfaces.

Easy-to-establish wildflower
Great food and cover for a variety of wildlife
Nitrogen-fixing

Gardening Suggestions for Slender Bush Clover:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Songbirds
Average
Drought Tolerant
Humming- birds
Butterflies
Height:
12-72 Inches
Spread:
- Inches
Hardiness Zone:
6 - 10

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Switch Grass Switch Grass
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem
Showy Goldenrod Showy Goldenrod

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Attributes
Naturalizing
Sun-loving
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage