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Genista tenera


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Genista
                        Specie: Genista tenera

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; fragrant yellow flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen plant Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 9?11

Description: Native to Tenerife in the Canary Islands and Madeira, this species grows up to a height of 10 ft (3 m). Very similar to Genista cinerea, it is more twiggy as it matures. Fragrant flowers that appear in summer are mostly in clusters at the ends of t

Growth Habit: Dense upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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