Cassia purpusii

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Cassia purpusii

Species Name: Cassia purpusii
Common Name: Senna

Unusual dark green leaf outlined in purple. Cassias attract a variety of butterflies.

Plant Family: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Endemic to Baja California
Natural Habitat: Coastal mesas, plains, and along arroyos

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