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Genista pilosa

Common Name(s):
Silky leaf woadwaxen
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; not easy to transplant

Height:
1-1.5 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple gray-green leaves; 0.2-0.5 in. long; non-showy fall color
Flower:
Yellow flowers on 2-6 in. racemes borne on new growth all summer
Zones:
5 to 7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; prefers a hot site with infertile, dry soil
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Low tangled mass of slender, twiggy stems
Width:
2-3 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1567

Genista pilosa Genista pilosa
J Kitai, CC BY-ND - 4.0
Genista pilosa Genista pilosa
Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble, CC BY - 2.0