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Plant of the Week 03/20/2020

Lead Plant Amorpha Zone 3-8

A beautiful native flower that can be found growing wild throughout New Mexico. Purple, violet and magenta colors explode off of the unique shaped flowers. Small greenish-blue foliage stays low to the ground.

Needs little water or care. Plant in sun to part shade with minimum amendments made to the soil (unless to improve drainage). Prefers well drained soils but adaptable to most soils.

Blooms early to mid summer. Seed pods that resemble green bean pods appear after blooming.

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