Leptodermis is endemic to northern China.
These low maintenance shrubs are known for their pretty and fragrant flowers.
|Plant Types:||Perennial, Shrub|
|Light:||Partial Shade to Full Sun|
|Height:||1 foot to 1 foot 6 inches|
|Width:||1 foot 6 inches to 2 feet|
|Zones:||5a to 8b|
|Bloom Color:||Lavender, Purple|
|Bloom Seasons:||Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer|
|Special Features:||Not North American native, Pet Friendly|
|Fertilizer:||Miracle-Gro® Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food|
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Propagate from the seed when the danger of frost has passed. Leptodermis also produces root suckers.
Deciduous, dwarf shrub. Does best with full sun or partial shade. Grows to be about 12-18" tall. Works well as a hedge, or low shrub, in rock gardens and border fronts. Leptodermis requires little maintenance.
In late spring, blooms clusters of tubular, fragrant, violet-purple colored flowers. From summer to fall, reduced blooms occur intermittently on new wood.
Grows best in soil that is well-draining with medium moisture content and average fertility.
Needs soil with average fertility to grow well.
No pruning is generally necessary.