Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna

Cultivation Information

4 to 6 ft
Flower Color
Blooms - July to Aug
Sun - Full sun to part sun

Hardy Zone - 4 to 8

Family - Caesalpiniaceae - Senna family

Senna hebecarpa  Wild Senna
Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna
Propagation Notes

Transplanting -
Seedlings were transplanted from Suzy Rafferty's yard. They tend to look sad and weak for a bit.  After a generous soaking and a few days of shade they are good to go.

From Seed -
Very easy. Planting seed in pots during the fall resulted in high germination rate.

Seed Provenance - Suzanne Rafferty, Fairview Park Ohio (original plant Ohio Prairie Nursery)
Garden art and wild senna
Wild Senna with a personality! Native Plant - Natural Range

Natural Range - To view the natural range of the Senna hebecarpa visit the USDSA Natural Resources Conservation Service website

Wild Senna young plants
A few weeks after transplanting -Green and ready to go!
Wildlife Significance

Detailed Information -
For more information visit the Illinois wildflower site