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Cassia (Senna) spectabilis - Carnival Cassia, Shower Tree


Cassia (Senna) spectabilis - Carnival Cassia, Shower Tree (Cassia (Senna) spectabilis - Carnival Cassia, Shower Tree)

This tall Brazilian tree blooms all summer long with 18in/46cm long flower spikes which contain many fragrant flowers. Photo posted for Camillia. Photo taken at the San Diego Zoo Sept. 2007.



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Lovely!
Rather tropical I presume?

11 Aug, 2011

 

Meanie:

Yes, it's native to north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's very tropical in origin and needs a lot of heat to bloom well.

11 Aug, 2011

 

Pretty. Nice and cheerful. :o)

11 Aug, 2011

 

Lindalooloo:

Yes, most Cassia species are very cheerful and bright! :>)

11 Aug, 2011



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