PlantsCassia→Pink Shower Tree (Cassia bakeriana)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
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 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 20-30 feet
Plant Spread: 20-30 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 12 to 16 inch long velvety brownish-gray pods containing 30 to 40 disc-shaped seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Aging to a lighter pink, to almost white.
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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