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Cassia marksiana

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cassia
                        Specie: Cassia marksiana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Racemes of bright yellow flowers in spring

Uses: Tropical gardens Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 10-11

Description: This Australian species is an evergreen tree that reaches 30 ft (9 m) in height. It has pinnate leaves and long racemes of bright yellow flowers that open in spring. In its home range it has the reputation of being a nectar source for butterflies. ZONES 1

Growth Habit: Branching spreading habit

Comments: Attracts butterflies





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