COLUTEA

Commonly known as Bladder senna

Pea-like flowers and attractive seed pods which can be used dried in flower arrangements.

An escapee in the UK where it can be found along the rail network.

Genus of about 25 species of deciduous shrubs, sometimes trees, found in dry soils in woodland and thickets from southern Europe, eastern Africa, Turkey, Iran, central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Himalayas

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Tall Shrub
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Tolerates coastal conditions, poor, dry soils and urban pollution.
    Place of origin
    Southern Europe, eastern Africa, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Himalayas.
Colutea - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of COLUTEA

COLUTEA arborescens

COLUTEA arborescens

Bladder senna

a vigorous bush growing up to 12 feet with yellow pea flowers

 
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£5.00 per packet 
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£16.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
COLUTEA x media 'Copper Beauty'

COLUTEA x media 'Copper Beauty'

Bladder senna

pinnate leaves and conspicuous orange pea flowers followed by large inflated seed pods

 
£20.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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