- Deciduous shrub
- USDA hardiness zones:
Leptodermis is native to northern China. It is a dwarf, mounding, deciduous shrub that typically grows to only 12-18î tall but produces flowers throughout much of the growing season. Fragrant, tubular, violet-purple flowers appear in clusters in a late spring bloom (4-6 weeks), followed by reduced and intermittent flowering on new wood throughout the rest of the summer into fall. Ovate to oblong medium green leaves (to 3/4î long).
- Full sun to part shade
Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Produces root suckers.
Size and growth:
- 1.0 to 1.5 feet
- 1.5 to 2.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- May - June
Showy flowers, Hedge, Fragrant flowers, and Purple
Low shrub or edger. Rock gardens and border fronts.
No known serious insect or disease problems.