Bangle™ Genista

Genista lydia 'Select'

Masses of shocking yellow snapdragon-like flowers and thread-like foliage form mounds of color in early spring. Tolerates poor soil making it ideal for a rock garden, groundcover or cascading over a wall.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationje-NIS-ta ly-DI-a
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing, reaches 30 inches tall to 36 inches wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureTolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. No fertilizing is required, these plants fix nitrogen in the soil.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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