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

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range



Flower Color



Flower Season

Winter, Spring


Leaf Color



Bark Color


Fruit Color



Fruit Season





Very Low


Growth Rate



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.