Golden Wonder Senna

Cassia splendida 'Golden'

A rare selection, displaying a profusion of large, golden-yellow blooms. Provides dazzling fall color with flowers rather than foliage! An evergreen tree well suited to fitting in limited spaces. Semi-evergreen in frost-free climates.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical PronunciationKASS-ee-uh SPLEN-did-uh
LoreDue to the quantity and similarity among Cassia species, this entire genus has had difficulties with accurate classifications.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 15 to 18 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Fall through Early Winter
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureTolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsGroup this senna with other big color warm climate beauties such as Purple Queen Bougainvillea, (Bougainvillea 'Moneth'), Royal Robe Paraguay Nightshade, (Solanum rantonnetii Royal Robe'), Blushing Knock Out Rose, (Rosa x 'Radyod') and Purple Passion Flower, (Passiflora x atropurpurea).

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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