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Colutea (Bladder Senna)

Bladder Senna are fully winter hardy, tall woody, deciduous shrubs with elegant feathered foliage and bright yellow flowers, which are followed by inflated, translucent and papery pods (capsules). Easily grown in any rich, yet well drained, sunny spot. Excellent for a free position in a rock garden or for sandy soils.
Prior to sowing scarify seed (e.g. carefully scratch the seed coat with fine sandpaper) and soak them in luke warm water for some 48h. Sow autumn to spring in any rich, well drained, preferably sandy soil. Keep pots in a protected spot outside in full sun. Transplant seedlings in autumn or spring.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package.
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Colutea arborescens (Bladder Shrub)

Colutea arborescens (Bladder Shrub)

200 (500)m, Bladder Shrub is a tall woody, deciduous shrub with dark green feathered leaves, bright yellow flowers and unusual, inflated, translucent and light brown, papery seed pods. This species is native of southern Europe and throughout the Mediterranean region, where it ocurrs in rich, well drained, sandy or stony soils in sunny spots. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. V-VI.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3394 € 2,99*
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Colutea arborescens ssp. atlantica (Atlantic Bladder Shrub)

Colutea arborescens ssp. atlantica (Atlantic Bladder Shrub)

200 (500)m, Atlantic Bladder Shrub is a tall woody, deciduous shrub with dark green feathered leaves, bright yellow flowers and unusual, inflated, translucent and rosy-red shaded, papery seed pods. This subspecies is native of south-western Spain, Portugal and North-western Africa. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun and a pereferably protected spot. V-VI.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9312 € 3,99*
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Colutea cilicica (Turkish Bladder Senna)

Colutea cilicica (Turkish Bladder Senna)

2 (3)m, Turkish Bladder Senna is a tall woody shrub with broadly feathered leaves and numerous, bright yellow pea like flowers which are followed by inflated seed pods. Native of Turkey and Asia Minor. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. V-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4071 € 5,99
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