Spanish gorse


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Related to Spanish gorse: Genista hispanica
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Noun1.Spanish gorse - erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers
broom - any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
Genista, genus Genista - chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
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In July, prune or trim box, hornbeam, conifers, common laurel, holly, and Spanish gorse.
Coastal gardens often feature the shrubby tree tamarisk, brooms or cytisus, cistus, escalonia, lavatera, hardy fuchsias, hypericum, Spanish gorse and mophead hydrangeas, plus lots of windproof spiky-leaved plants like yuccas and phormiums.
Spanish gorse, might carry the name and the bright yellow flowers, but is a broom, Genista hispanica, which unlike gorse, does not have spikes and in many varieties carries the flowers later.