Sesbania sesban - Egyptian riverhemp Seeds

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Botanical nomencltuara: Sesbania sesban
Common name: Egyptian riverhemp
Family: Fabaceae


Beautiful shrub or small tree that grows from 7 to 20 feet with bright yellow blossoms that hang gracefully down from delicate, green-leaved foliage. Petals are similar in arrangement to pea flowers. This fast growing tropical remains small and loves hot, humid temperatures and plenty of water. Cannot tolerate snowy or cold weather. Perfect as a tropical container or standard in zones 9+ (protected from frost), deck plant or greenhouse specimen. A multi purpose plant used for fibers and fuel, fast growing shade areas, fodder and soil fertility as a green manure legume.

A mass planting of this flower will be unforgettable with butterflies and hummingbirds fluttering from flower to flower. The perfect addition to any sunny meadow or garden.

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