Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)
Bloom colour: Purple
Height: 3 feet
Light: Sun preferred, will tolerate part shade
Soil: Dry, well-drained, sandy or rocky soils.
Water Use: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3-8 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
Lead Plant attracts: Bees, butterflies, moths and beneficial insects that protect your garden from insect pests. Lead Plant is a food source for native bees
Lead Plant is a "nitrogen fixer". It works with bacteria on its roots to store nitrogen in its tissues in a form that will nourish the plant (no soil amendments needed!). And when the plant sheds its leaves in the fall, the nitrogen will enrich your garden soil.