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Genista – Bangle® – Dyers Greenwood – Genista lydia

Garden Height
24 - 24
Spacing
24 - 24
Spread
12 - 24
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Yellow
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Drought-tolerant color and texture!

A floriferous, low mounding selection of Genista that produces waves of electric yellow flowers in spring. Improved branching and texture make this a wonderful plant for containers and for mass plantings. Bangle has an interesting texture and is incredibly showy in the landscapes, especially when in bloom.

 

Features

Drought-tolerant color and texture!

A floriferous, low mounding selection of Genista that produces waves of electric yellow flowers in spring. Improved branching and texture make this a wonderful plant for containers and for mass plantings. Bangle has an interesting texture and is incredibly showy in the landscapes, especially when in bloom.

 

Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Prune to shape after flowering. You may need to trim back some branches with tip die-back after harsh winters. Once established, survives in drought and heat very well.

Uses Notes

Groundcover, container, mass planting, border, rock gardens, to cascade over a wall. This is a very interesting addition to perennial gardens or along the edge of mixed borders. It has a fantastic texture even when not in bloom.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium, High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 60 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information
Spring to Fall Finish, 1 ppp

Pinching and Growth Regulators
Prune after flowering to create multiple branching and good habit. Semi-evergreen.

Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in the notes.

Grower Tips
A floriferous, low mounding selection of Genista that produces waves of electric yellow flowers in spring. Improved branching and texture make this a wonderful plant for containers and for mass plantings. Final pruning by late summer to allow bud set for spring bloom.