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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Senna phyllodinea-Silver Cassia

A compact shrub to 3-5', it bears shiny, silver grey phyllodes. It has a compact, wispy appearance. Its showy, small dark yellow flowers appear in branched terminal clusters December thru April. It should receive sun to part shade with little or no summer watering. The plant performs best with good drainage. It is damaged below 20 degrees F. Australian. 

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