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Bangle® Dyers Greenwood

Genista lydia 'Select'

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Bangle® Dyers Greenwood (Genista lydia 'Select') at Connon Nurseries

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood in bloom

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood in bloom

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Bangle® Dyers Greenwood (Genista lydia 'Select') at Connon Nurseries

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood flowers

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  24 inches

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Brand:  Proven Winners

Description:

A longer blooming variety that produces waves of electric yellow flowers throughout early and mid spring; after blooming the nearly leafless stems add texture and interest in the garden setting; excellent as a massed low hedge or groundcover

Ornamental Features

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood is blanketed in stunning yellow pea-like flowers along the branches from early to late spring. It has aqua bluish-green foliage throughout the season. The small oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The khaki (brownish-green) stems can be quite attractive.

Landscape Attributes

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Bangle® Dyers Greenwood will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil, and will often die in standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is particular about its soil conditions, with a strong preference for sandy, alkaline soils, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight Soil pH Preference
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Texture  Bark  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features