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