Partridge Pea

Cassia fasciculata

One of the few annuals that grow on the prairie, Partridge Pea (Cassia fasciculata) is often used in seed mixes to provide first year color. This plant is fairly tolerant of first year mowing maintenance …

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Availability: In stock
SKU
12040
Seeds 3,800 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $3.00
1/2 Oz $5.00
Oz $8.00
Lb $120.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 2'
Bloom Color Yellow
Bloom Time July, Aug
Spacing 1'
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Taproot
Benefits Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators, Host Plant, Deer Resistant
Seeds per Oz 3800
Propagation Treatment Moist Stratification, Rhizobium, Scarification
Days to Moist Stratify 10 days
Direct Sowing Time Spring, Early Summer, Fall

One of the few annuals that grow on the prairie, Partridge Pea (Cassia fasciculata) is often used in seed mixes to provide first year color. This plant is fairly tolerant of first year mowing maintenance, and the butter-yellow flowers will appear in mid to late summer. Plant at a rate 12 oz per acre (1/4 oz per 1000 sq ft), in addition to your primary prairie seed mix.

Botanical Synonyms
Chamaecrista fasciculata