Botanical Name: Senna artemisiodes v. filifolia
 Common Name: Green Feathery Senna
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

Winter, Spring

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring

 

Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Foundation, Parking Strip, Patio, Parking Lot, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Filler, Hedge, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen shrub that grows quickly to 6' x 6'. It has narrow leaves forming feathery sprays of medium green foliage. Its showy yellow flowers appear in clusters at branch tips from late winter to spring. Will tolerate reflected sun. Good winter color. Trim lightly after bloom to remove seed pods. Native to Australia.
Frost tolerant to 20 F. May be sold as Cassia nemophila. Also try Senna artemisiodies v. oligophylla, v. petiolaris, and v. sturtii.