Gold Flash Broom

Genista pilosa 'Gold Flash'

Small, golden yellow flowers completely cover this hardy, ground-hugging shrub. Selected for its ability to withstand some foot traffic with greater resistance to breakage. Ideal for northern gardens in borders, rock gardens, or as a groundcover for embankments. Deciduous.
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3 - 8

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Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationje-NIS-ta pil-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to just 6 to 12 in. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitProstrate
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in poor to average, fast draining soils. Tolerates light shade in warmer regions. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency when established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8

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