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Lotus hirsutus 'Brimstone'
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common name: Hairy Canary Clover
synonyms: Dorycnium hirsutum 'Brimstone'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Spreading evergreen subshrub with densely hairy, small, variegated leaves of grey-green and pale creamy yellow. New growth is almost completely creamy yellow, becoming greener with age. Clusters of pea-like, pink-tinged, white flowers in summer.
Well drained, poorish soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.
Dry rock, gravel and scree gardens.