Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’

Plant of the month: November

Coronilla valentina subsp glauca 'Citrina''

Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’ is a member of the Papilionaceae family and can be seen on the Loudon Terrace.

Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’ is an evergreen shrub.

This plant has blue grey (glauca) pinnate leaves that look like pea shoots, and small fragrant clumps of lemon yellow pea like flowers in autumn through to the spring.

It prefers growing in full sun and with some shelter and can achieve a height and spread of 1 metre.  It has no preference for soil type or pH and it requires no pruning.