Native Region: Garden origin - C. arborescens x C. orientalis
Zone Range: 07-10
Preferred Climate: Mediterranean
Harvest Date: Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Seed count: 20-25
Vigorous bushy deciduous shrub with pinnate, blue-green leaves. Bears orange-brown flowers in 4-inch racemes, followed by bladder-like seed pods. Height/spread is 10 feet. The genus Colutea is now in the family Leguminosae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring or autumn. Grow in moderately-fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Suited to a wide range of climate conditions if good drainage is provided.