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Lydian Broom

Genista lydia

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

50cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Lydian Broom Overview

This species is mound-forming, it is a deciduous shrub and will reach 60-90cm tall and wide. It has arching branches and blue-green leaves. The flowers are bright yellow and pea-shaped they are produced in an abundance in early summer.

Common problems with Lydian Broom

How to propagate Lydian Broom

Cuttings

You can propagate the species by softwood or basal cuttings in the summer. Seed in the autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings only in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Lydian Broom

Banks, ground cover. Spring/Summer interest.