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ULEX europaeus 'Flore Pleno'

Commonly known as Double gorse

Double flowering gorse
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individually £12.00 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • Evergreen
  • Yellow
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - densely bushy
  • 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 - Good to know - - as the native but with double flowers and no fruit.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Ulex europaeus - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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