Close up of a flower. Rio de Janeiro, late summer.
Christmas Senna, Winter Cassia Blooms - FALL 2004 - Brooksville, FL
JOSHUA'S NATIVE PLANTS HOUSTON 2003
Low shrub flowering in Rio de Janeiro, leate summer.
My cassia blooming in November.
Christmas Senna, Winter Cassia, Senna bicapsularis Attractive to just about everything that crawls or flies in my yard.
Flowery senna growing in NW San Antonio; dies back to ground each year
Harder to find light yellow form.
Great color at the right time of year
Grown from a cutting that a neighbor gave me.
Senna bicapsularis against fall foliage in the season.
Here in North Florida, this tree burst into a beautiful bright yellow tree in December.
Heavy with blooms, November 2008
Winter cassia blossoms in late fall.
The beautiful blossoms of winter cassia.
The blossoms are so heavy on small branches that they create a cascading effect.
Notice the beautiful carpet of spent blossoms on the ground.
Foliage & Buds, November 2009
October 26, 2010
Macro shot of a single bloom
Senna bicapsularis flower in Odessa, Florida
Close up of blooms zone 9b FL late Sept.
Food for the Sulphur Butterfly Caterpillars
If you look closely you can see the caterpillars among the blossoms, they're actually very pretty caterpillars in shades of bright yellow and green
Senna Bicapsularis with Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly
Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar on Senna Bicapsularis. Full sun. Well drained soil.
Charleston, SC. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/
Planted this Bush/Tree last november in full sun southern exposure survived mild winter in Scottsdale AZ. Plan on cultivating and sowing seeds soon.