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PlantFiles: Desert Cassia, Scented Senna
Senna artemisioides subsp. x coriacea

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Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senna (SEN-nuh) (Info)
Species: artemisioides subsp. x coriacea

Synonym:Cassia eremophila
Synonym:Cassia nemophila
Synonym:Cassia sturtii var. coriacea
Synonym:Cassia eremophila var. coriacea
Synonym:Senna nemophila

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
San Jacinto, California
Bradenton, Florida
Henderson, Nevada
Saint George, Utah



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