Lydian Broom

dwarf broom with a profusion of yellow, fragrant flowers on arching stems in early summer.


Genista Lydia
aka Woadwaxen, Spanish gorse, Dwarf broom, Cytisus lydia
  • mound-forming, deciduous shrub
  • compact with slender, arching branches
  • small, linear to elliptic, blue-green leaves
  • pea-like, bright yellow flowers
  • early summer.

H 0.5m
S 1.0m

full sun

poor, well-drained


Notes: Purchased 2021 Matlock Nursery Autumn sale for the Cottage Garden