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Genista lydia

Lydian Broom

Hardy Shrub

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Awarded an RHS AGM, Genista lydia is a dwarf broom that is a suitable shrub for rockeries or the edges of sunny borders. The arching stems create a mound-like habit that is cloaked with bright yellow delicately fragranced flowers in early summer. Genista lydia is a low maintenance shrub that is perfectly happy in poor sandy soils. Height and Spread: 60cm (24").

Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39in)

Hardy Shrub

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2 genista plants in 3.5 litre pots (V59407P)
1 genista plant in 3.5 litre pot (V59406)

Genista plants are best grown in any light, well-drained soil in full sun. Broom is tough and resilient, even thriving in poor, sandy soils.
Genista plants are virtually maintenance free. Simply trim plants lightly after flowering to keep them dense and bushy.

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