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Colutea istria


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Colutea
                        Specie: Colutea istria

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Large narrow leaflets; yellow flowers; seed pods covered in hairs

Uses: Seaside gardens Shrub borders Specimen plant

Zones: 7-10

Description: This Middle Eastern species grows to around 10 ft (3 m) tall and is notable for its foliage. The 3 to 6 pairs of narrow leaflets are relatively large in relation to the leaves, and have a graceful drooping appearance. The flowers are yellow and the seed p

Growth Habit: Wiry branching habit

Comments: Unusual pods

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