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GENISTA hispanica

Commonly known as Spanish gorse

Forms compact, spiny mound. Yellow, scented flowers

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020

 

  • Deciduous - ovate-oblong leaves, hairy or silky beneath only on flowering branches
  • Yellow
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - dense, mound-forming, shrub.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids.
  • Place of origin - southwestern Europe.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - almost terminal racemes, 2.5cm (1in) across of 2-12 flowers 1cm (½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - will not regrow from old wood
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
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75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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