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Crotalaria semperflorens

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Crotalaria
                        Specie: Crotalaria semperflorens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Bright green trifoliate leaves; yellow flowers in winter

Uses: Tropical gardens Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 9-11

Description: This Indian species quickly develops into an 8 ft (2.4 m) tall shrub with soft, rather open growth. It should be cut back hard when young to encourage bushiness; regular tip pinching helps to keep it compact. The bright green leaves are trifoliate, though

Growth Habit: Open branching habit

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