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Gorse

Ulex europaeus 'Flore Pleno'

Also known as

Double-Blossomed Furze, Common gorse

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Gorse Overview

This is a leafless, bushy shrub with a profusion of fragrant, pea-like, double, yellow flowers in mid spring on dark green shoots.

How to propagate Gorse

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Cuttings

From cuttings in summer.

Special features of Gorse

Ground cover

Other uses of Gorse

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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