PlantsCrotalaria→Rattlebox (Crotalaria spectabilis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 3 feet to 8 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant contain toxic alkaloids


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Something in the Bean family, I'm guessing by mellielong Sep 13, 2015 4:21 PM 17
Fall 2013 is just around the corner! by DavidofDeLand Dec 9, 2013 5:55 PM 772
incorrect ID? by flaflwrgrl Sep 3, 2012 11:10 AM 7

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