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Genista multibracteata

Dyer's Greenwood

Plant Type:


Genista multibracteata (syn. G. tinctoria var. tinctoria, also syn. G. patula) – Bright golden yellow pea flowers in abundance on this full sun and heat tolerant broom. The upright, mounding shrub's foliage remains clean and green all season long. Winter stems hold onto a green color offering dynamic contrast in texture and height to sedums, sempervivums, yuccas and the like. Plant Dyer's Greenwood in well-drained nutritionally impoverished soil. This Fabaceae is nitrogen-fixing. From northeastern North America with population pockets scattered elsewhere. Established potted Dyer's Greenwood, cutting grown.


24-36 in


24-36 in


Item Description Price  
GENIMUL Genista multibracteata (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Genista multibracteata

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Interesting Bark

  • Wiry
  • Colored

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies


  • Full Sun


  • Rock Garden
  • Border
  • Natural Garden
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Bank
  • Edging
  • Evergreen
  • Foundation

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast


  • Sandy
  • Draining
  • Calcareous
  • Impoverished
  • Scrabbled
  • Average


  • Northeastern North America

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown