“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Oxytropis splendens

Showy Locoweed

Garden(s):

LoH2O, CNP

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

10-30 cm (4-12 in)

Spread:

10-30 cm (4-12 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green, Gray

Soil:

Well-Drained, Average, Poor

Notes:

Deep tap roots. Tolerates windy conditions and drought. Attracts bees, butterflies and/or birds. Great form and bright flowers along with contrasting colors and textures combine to make a showy addition to a low water garden.