This small evergreen shrub blooms bright yellow cup shaped flowers that accent the small cascading leaves on arching branches. This plant grows to about six feet and is tolerant of moderate drought. Hummingbirds and butterflies love to visit this beauty. Hardy outdoors from zones 9+. Otherwise grow as a container plant and protect when temperatures are going to freeze. Add a little tropical lushness to your garden!
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant. Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost.
- Native to South American tropical regions
- Does well in zones 9+
- The seeds of the plant have traditionally been ground into a type of coffee
- In Jamaica it is known as Jamaican dandelion plant
Cassia occidentalis Coffee Senna Seeds
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