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botanical name:
Genista lydia
Genista lydia © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.80m
growth rate:
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season:
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Domed deciduous shrub with arching branches and bluish-green leaves. Clusters of bright yellow flowers in late spring. Will trail over a bank or wall.

Light, poor to moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late winter/early spring.

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