CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca

Golden yellow scented 'pea' flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Blue-green leaves with 5-7 leaflets.
  • Yellow
    Golden yellow
  • Height
    80cm (32in)
  • Spread
    80cm (32in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact, rounded, bushy shrub. umbels of 4-14 flowers 1cm (½in) long are followed by slender pods to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds.

CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca



  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Member of the pea family with vetch-like leaves. November flowering and sweet scent in a protected position.
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Portugal, Spain, Croatia.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Coronilla - Growing Guide
80cm (32in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)

Buy Varieties of CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca

CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca 'Citrina'

CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca 'Citrina'

palest creamy yellow form with grey-green foliage

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
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CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca 'Variegata'

CORONILLA valentina subsp glauca 'Variegata'

distinct cream variegated foliage with bright yellow flowers

MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £13.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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