Senna (Cassia) bicapsularis

Plant of the Month

Ruttya fruticosa

Senna (Cassia) bicapsularis ‘Worley’s Buttercream’

Common Name: Winter Cassia

Origin: South America

Growth Habit: 10-15’ tall shrub to small tree

Cultural Requirements: Full sun. Prefers a well-draining soil and can tolerate temperatures to about
25 degrees Fahrenheit.

Uses/Features: Accent plant for its abundant pale yellow flowers covering the plant’s canopy. Attracts butterflies, and other pollinators.

Bloom Time: Early fall winter

Where at SDBG: Larabee House landscape.

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Photos Herb Knufken and Sally Sandler