Native of Siberia, these shrubs tolerate extreme cold, wind, heat, drought and poor soils. Yellow sweet pea flowers in spring on last years wood, followed by a pea pod from July through August. Use as windbreak, screen or hedge.
C. arborescens (Siberian Peashrub) 15 ft. tall by 12 ft. wide; light green leaves
C. a. Nana (Dwarf Peashrub ) 6 ft. tall by
3 ft. wide; light green leaves
C. frutex 8 ft. tall by 8 ft. wide; dark green leaves
C. var. globosa a dwarf version that only grows 2 ft. tall by 2 ft. wide; light green leaves
C. pygmaea (Pygmy Peashrub) 3 ft. tall by
3 ft. wide; spines, dark green leaves