Lotus rigidus (Deer Vetch)


*This plant is not currently in production, but the page is preserved for informational purposes.

This durable perennial is native to Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, and Mexico. Gray-green compound leaves occur on upright stems. In the spring the plant is sprinkled with yellow and orange pea-shaped flowers. Plant in full sun and reflected heat, and provide good drainage. Prune back heavily as needed to initiate new growth.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Perennial
Size (H x W): 2ft x 2ft
Flower Color: Yellow
Hardiness: Zone 7: 0˚F

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