Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna


Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Senna hebecarpa


To view the natural range of the Senna hebecarpa visit the USDSA Natural Resources Conservation Service website. Listed as either Threatened, Endangered or Special Concern in four states

http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SEHE3Ohio 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 - Lifestylelandscaping.com
Wild Senna back right - Lifestyle Landscaping

Wildlife Significance -Senna hebecarpa

Host Plant - Cloudless Sulpher Butterfly

Pollen Source - Bumblebees and Halictid bees
Nectar - Ants ladybugs and flies
Deer - Avoid this plant due to cleaning properties

Detailed Information - For more information visit the Illinois wildflower website
Garden art and wild senna
Wild Senna with a personality!

Propagation Notes - Wild Senna


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

Wild Senna with little yellow flowers just starting to bloom
Wild Senna - Jim Wohl
Little yellow butterfly
Host plant for Sulphur Butterfly

Cultivation Information

Senna hebecarpa



Height
-
4 to 6 ft
Flower Color
-Yellow
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

Seed Provenance - Senna hebecarpa -

Suzanne Rafferty, Fairview Park Ohio (original plant Ohio Prairie Nursery). Nodding Onion Gardens seed - 2013 to present