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Sesbania grandiflora

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sesbania (ses-BAN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Bronze-Green

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Fort Myers, Florida

Sarasota, Florida

Satellite Beach, Florida

Sumterville, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.