Bladder-senna is a shrub bearing unique surprising flowers and fruits, and it’s easy to care for.
Bladder-senna facts summary
Name – Colutea arborescens
Family – Fabaceae
Type – shrub
Height – 6 to 13 feet (2 to 4 meters)
Exposure – full sun
Soil – Ordinary but light
Foliage – deciduous
Flowering – May to August
In shrub hedges or as a standalone, it will fit right into you garden.
Preferably in spring but planting in fall spell is also possible.
- Follow our advice on how to plant a shrub
It isn’t necessary to prune it.
If you wish to reduce or reshape the shrub, best wait for the blooming to have ended.
Caring for bladder-senna
Bladder-senna is quite spectacular because of the fruits it bears and the unique bearing it has.
Caring for and growing this shrub is rather easy.
It will do great both as a standalone and as part of a shrub bed.
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A good tip about bladder-senna
Bladder-senna can make do with urban air constraints very well.
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