General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet, possiby higher
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Long, pendulous pods
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Tree Senna
  • Argentina Senna
  • Texas Flowery Senna
  • Flowering Senna
  • Flowery Senna
  • Buttercup Bush

Photo Gallery
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2016-09-05
Location: Botanical Garden Delft (The Netherlands)
Date: 2017-06-24
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2014-10-13
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2008-04-05

credit: Phil Marin

credit: Phil Marin
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2014-10-13

credit: T.Voekler
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2014-09-18

Date: 2011-10-11

Date: 2011-10-11
Location: My yard
Date: 2011-10-11
Location: My side yard, N Watauga TX
Date: 2011-10-11
Great perennial, and host for Sulphur Butterflies
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-10-10
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