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Wild Senna - Senna hebecarpa

Regular price $10.50

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Phonetic: SEN-nuh hee-be-KAR-puh

Wild Senna is a member of the pea family with striking yellow flowers which develop into dark brown seedpods in the fall. These seed pods add a winter interest to the garden and are also a food source for birds. Wild Senna thrives in full sun and moist, loamy soil. It will tolerate sandy, rocky soils as well as occasional flooding. It can be a prolific self seeder and is a long bloomer, about 4 weeks of blooming.


  • Hardiness: 4-8
  • Native Region: USDA Plant Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: July - August
  • Soil Type: Medium to Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 5' H x 2' W
  • Plant Spacing: 2'
  • Host Plant: Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly, Sleepy Orange Butterfly
  • Attracts: Birds, Hummingbirds, Bees and Butterflies
  • Advantages: Year round interest, deer resistant and drought tolerant
  • Landscape Uses: Hedge, accent plant, pollinator garden and cottage garden.
  • Companion Plants: Ironweed, Joe Pye Weed and Dense Blazing Star