Caragana arborescens 'Lorbergii'
Common name: 
Lorberg Peashrub
Lorberg Peatree
Lorgerg Caragana
Pronunciation: 
kar-a-GA-na ar-bo-RES-enz
Family: 
Fabaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, multi-stemmed, arching branches.  Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, leaflets very narrow, almost grass-like.  Flowers pea-like, small, light yellow.
  • Sun or light shade.  Adaptable, very cold hardy, tolerant of poor soil, drought, alkalinity, salt, and strong winds.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 2         Raised in 1906 in a Lorberg nursery, Germany.
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