Sesbania punicea 'Rattlebox Tree'
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Ships in 10 inch nursery pot 44-48 inches in height.

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Ships in 10 inch nursery pot 44-48 inches in height.

Sesbania punicea 'Rattlebox tree' - is native to South America. It is commonly called the 'Rattlebox tree'. It is a woody shrub or small tree that can grow up to 15 feet in height. It is widely used as an ornamental plant for its attractive compound leaves. Its foliage is pinnate with oblong, dark-green leaflets. Reddish-purple flowers bloom in the summer. This plant is great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies.

Name Sesbania punicea 'Rattlebox Tree'
Common Names Rattlebox tree, Chinese wisteria
Grow Zone 8 - 11
Light Conditions Full Sun
Water Requirements Average
PH Level 6.1 -6.5
Minimum Height 12 feet
Maximum Height 15 feet
Growth Habit Fast
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Bloom Color Red, orange
Fragrant Yes
Fragrance Orange blossoms
Best Grown In Bogs, water gardens
Scientific Name Sesbania punicea
Class Magnoliopsida
Family Papilionaceae
Genus sesbania
Species punicea
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 8 - 11
Grow Zones
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