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Gibraltar Bush Clover Overview
Gibraltar Bush Clover Overview
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A Waterfall of Pink blooms

Gibraltar Bush Clover, Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar', is a deciduous shrub with enchanting pink blossoms. Plant one in a corner location where it can be used as a space-filler, or next to a wall where its cascading blooms are sure to create an impression.

Your Gibraltar is an amazing ornamental shrub! Its late summer/fall display is rich in panicles of delicate, pea-like flowers. The enchanting purple-hued, pink blossoms will virtually blanket the long, arching branches for the effect of a floral waterfall in your yard.

Gibraltar’s exquisite flowers later give way to pods of black seeds for an added decorative touch. Even when not in bloom, Gibraltar’s blue-shaded, green foliage will provide a charming display throughout the hot summer months, easily maintaining a vibrant appearance for your landscape.

Gibraltar Bush Clover will grow up to 5 feet tall with an 8 foot spread. It has an arching, fountain-like nature and is adaptable to a variety of conditions. Gibraltar blooms on new wood, so cutting it back to the ground not only presents a clean appearance for winter but also encourages new growth in spring. It’s adaptive to a variety of conditions and is amenable to pruning should a particular shape be desired.

Many would agree that Gibraltar is supreme among Lespedeza varieties. You won’t find a more impressive “waterfall of flowers” for your fall landscape than this enticing Gibraltar Bush Clover. Try one this year and you’ll certainly see why Gibraltar is a favored choice for fall-flowering shrubs.

* Prolific fall flowers
* Adaptive to a variety of conditions
* Drought tolerant
* Fast growing


Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Gibraltar Bush Clover Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar'
Foliage Bluish-green
Mature Height 4 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 8 feet
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Flower Color Rosy-purple