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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Lance-shaped bright green leaves; racemes of golden yellow flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen plant Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 2?9

Description: Native to Europe and western Asia, and very variable in form and habit, this deciduous shrub has no spines. It can reach a height of 6 ft (1.8 m), but up to 3 ft (1 m) is usual. The bright green leaves are elliptic or lance-shaped. Golden yellow flowers a

Growth Habit: Erect habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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