Sesbania bispinosa / aculeate
Beautiful blossoms hang gracefully down from delicate, green-leaved foliage. Petals are similar in arrangement to pea flowers. This fast growing tropical remains small and loves hot, humid temperatures and plenty of water. Cannot tolerate snowy or cold weather. Perfect as a tropical houseplant, standard in zones 9+ (protected from frost), deck plant or greenhouse specimen. Grows in most soil types including saline.
A mass planting of this flower will be unforgettable with butterflies and hummingbirds fluttering from flower to flower. The perfect addition to any sunny meadow or garden.
1. The genus name Sesbania is a Latin version of the old name “Sesban” of Arabic origin
2. Sesbania is a legume
3. Native to parts of Asia and North Africa
4. In India the plant is grown as a main crop in rice rotation or as a border crop on the edge of rice fields
Sesbania bispinosa / aculeate Swamp Pea 10 seeds