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Senna wislizenii (Shrubby Senna, Shrubby Cassia)

Senna wislizenii
Shrubby Senna, Shrubby Cassia, Cassia Wislizenii

One of the more widely cultivated Senna native to the Americas, this winter deciduous shrub differs from its Australian counterparts in that it blooms from early summer well into the fall months. The showy, bright yellow flowers occur in clusters at the branch tips. The compound leaves have 3 to 7 bright green leaflets. This woody shrub has a rounded form, growing 5 to 6 feet tall and wide. Shrubby Senna is very heat and drought tolerant. It blooms more profusely when allowed to become very dry between deep irrigations.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 6 (ft)
Spread 8 (ft)
Spacing 5' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Dry Soil, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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