Desmanthus illinoensis
Plants of the Southwest

Desmanthus illinoensis

Bundleflower

This legume is a valuable addition to any meadow or cut flower garden. Bundleflower is a perennial, drought tolerant, nitrogen fixer to 3 ft. Delicate, lacy foliage. Flowers are white puffs followed by red-brown pods twisted together into bundles. Use seedheads in dried flower arrangements. Soak seed in water 6-8 hours before planting in spring. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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