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Gold Flash Broom

Genista pilosa 'Gold Flash'

Pronunciation: je-NIS-ta pil-OH-suh
SKU #03812
3-8

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Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow growing to just 6 to 12 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Ground Cover
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Phlox (Phlox); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
Care 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.