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GENISTA lydia

Slender branches with golden yellow flowers. Low growing
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  • Deciduous - linear-elliptic, blue-green leaves.
  • Yellow - golden yellow
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - domed shrub with slender, arching, grey-green, prickle-tipped branches. Produces a profusion of small flowers.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids.
  • Place of origin - Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - short racemes, 5cm (2in) long of flowers 1cm (½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (3ft)
 

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