Common name: Spartium junceum
Origin: Mediterranean countries
Height at maturity: 2 to 3 meters
Plant type: shrub
Flowering: spring and summer
Flower color: yellow
Soil type: normal, sandy
Use: pot, garden, border, rockery, hedge, isolated, container
Diseases and Pests:-
Toxicity: the fruits are not edible
Storage of seeds: 4 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Shrub with very abundant spring flowering: a multitude of bright yellow and fragrant papilionaceous flowers bloom in spring and summer. They attract butterflies and other foraging insects.
It is a plant which can reach 3 meters and which supports as much the great dryness as the scorching cold. It is most often found in the plains and in the maquis. This pioneer shrub colonizes wastelands and open spaces.
This plant is very easy to maintain, it does not require any special care.