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Wild Senna Seeds

SKU: AM012970
per Packet
No longer available this season.
Wild Senna is a native wildflower that serves many purposes in the garden or meadow. The bright yellow blooms attract a parade of pollinators to the summer garden and come autumn, the leaves change colors and seed pods provide nourishment for a variety of birds. Growing to be about 5’, plant Wild Senna in the back border of a garden or wildflower meadow. (Perennial)
key features
Botanical Name
Senna hebecarpa
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
covers 20-30 square feet
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Mass Plantings


Wild Senna, or Senna hebercarpa, is native to the Midwestern and Southeastern United States, tolerating sandy and clay soil, as well as heat and humidity. An upright, shrubby variety, this native wildflower offers up bright yellow blooms in July to August, attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds to the garden or meadow. In autumn, the foliage turns to red and black seed pods form, helping to feed birds.

Plant this tall yellow beauty in the back of your perennial garden, wildflower meadow, cottage garden or to naturalize a hard-to-plant area. Wild Senna will spread and naturalize with each season.