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Genista lydia - Woadwaxen Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Genista lydia - Woadwaxen

Family: Fabaceae; (Genis-ta: ancient Latin name: tinctoria: of dyes); A profusion of bright yellow flowers drape this low arching beauty in May and June. Attractive green stems. Proven to be very hardy by Paul Cappielo s research at the University of Maine. Adaptable to poor dry soils. Thrives in heat. …