Thermopsis montana

Thermopsis montana

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Moderate drought tolerance; full sun to partial shade. Perennial, with lemon yellow pealike flowers, blooms May to August in montane meadows, moist woods, or along streambanks. Persists on wet soils or sites that are wet early but dry out in summer. Attractive foliage and blossom. Recommended for mass plantings or wildflower mixes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
20 
- 40 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
15,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring