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Senna corymbosa, Cassia falcata, Southern Cassia, Flowery Senna, Argentina Senna

Senna corymbosa, Cassia falcata

Southern Cassia, Flowery Senna, Argentina Senna
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Senna corymbosa is one of a family of over 500 species of trees, shrubs, perennial herbs and annuals that make up the family of Cassias/Sennas, most of which come from the Tropics. Senna corymbosa is from sub-tropical South America and is designated Zone 8. It is a shrub or small tree growing in nature to around 12 ft producing racemes of golden-yellow flowers through the Summer months. It is suitable for pot cultivation for the patio or conservatory. Perfectly grows and blooms in containers due to its slow growth habit and won't overgrow the pot. Perfect for a sunny patio.

This plant was previously misnamed as Cassia odorata.


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