Choose a country to see content specific to your location

Skip to main content
A picture of a Bush Clover

Bush Clover

Lespedeza bicolor

Also known as

Shrubby bushclover, Shrub lespedeza, Bicolor lespedeza

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bush Clover

A photo of Bush Clover
A photo of Bush Clover
A photo of Bush Clover
A photo of Bush Clover
A photo of Bush Clover

Bush Clover Overview

This shrub has an upright habit, long racemes of pink and purple, pea-like flowers and rounded, mid-green leaves.

How to propagate Bush Clover

Seed

By seed. Seed needs to be scarified to germinate.

Other uses of Bush Clover

Grown as an ornamental, mainly for its flowers. The leaves can be used as a tea substitute. The flowers are attractive to bees.

Company

About usCareersPrivacy policy

Candide is your guide to visiting UK public gardens. Find the best gardens, buy tickets and enter with just your phone. Download the app for offline tickets, community access and more.

Terms & ConditionsCode of Conduct

© 2022 Candide

Made in Bristol