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Ulex europaeus ‘Flore Pleno’

Common gorse

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & June
  • Height2m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourYellow
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Ulex europaeus ‘Flore Pleno’ (Common gorse). This is a leafless, bushy shrub with a profusion of fragrant, pea-like, double, yellow flowers in mid spring on dark green shoots.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Gorse

Origin

W.C. Europe

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy. They will tolerate very poor sandy soils and coastal conditions.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, or from cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

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