Scientific Name: Genista lydia Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:lydia genistaTexture:Fine
Family Name:FabaceaeHabit: Arching, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Prickly, Glabrous, Elliptic, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Legume, Black, Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Filler, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Groundcover deciduous; stems gray-green, prickle-tipped; leaves angular, bright-green in spring,-turning gray-green; flowers yellow, 'pea' shaped in short racemes, May-June;