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SOPHORA microphylla 'Sun King'

Commonly known as Kowhai

Extremely hardy plant with bright yellow clusters of claw-like flowers in profusion over a long period in late winter and spring
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  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - pinnate leaves to 15cm (6in) with up to 40 pairs of oval or elliptic dark-green leaflets.
  • Yellow - bright yellow
  • Height - to 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - bushy shrub. Produces flowers in racemes to 5cm (2in) long. Petals of the 5cm (2in) long flowers all point forwards.
  • 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
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Hillier Arboretum, Hampshire.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile
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Sophora - Growing Guide
to 3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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