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Singapore Shower

Senna surattensis

a.k.a. Glaucous Cassia, Scrambled Egg Bush

Subtropical bush with ornate yellow blooms through most of the year.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Singapore Shower. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in June 2017.

Description

Small subtropical bush, usually only to 4-6ft, but can grow to 10ft.

Hardiness

Hardy to 34-35F.

Growing Environment

Will take drought, can stand short frosts. Blooms pretty much the whole year, yellow flowers are followed by brown pod fruit. Flowers attract butterflies.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Grown as an ornamental for its pretty yellow flowers which cover the tree for much of the year.

Native Range

Native to Asia.

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