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Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina' (Bastard senna 'Citrina')

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina'

Other names: Bastard senna 'Citrina', Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' , Coronilla valentina 'Sulphurea' , Glaucous scorpion-vetch 'Citrina'

Genus: Coronilla Coronilla

Variety or Cultivar: 'Citrina' _ 'Citrina' is a small, rounded, compact evergreen shrub with pinnate, blue-grey leaves and umbels of small, fragrant, pale yellow flowers in late winter and early spring.


Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pale-yellow in Spring; Pale-yellow in Winter

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Compact, Dense, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning: Pruning Group 1 - When dormant in winter, remove dead, damaged, diseased or misplaced shoots. Cut back almost to the base to rejuvenate leggy plants.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina' (Bastard senna 'Citrina') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Rock, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Performs best in light, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position, preferably near a wall. Will tolerate a range of soil types.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina'

Other names: Bastard senna 'Citrina', Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' , Coronilla valentina 'Sulphurea' , Glaucous scorpion-vetch 'Citrina'

Genus: Coronilla Coronilla

Variety or Cultivar: 'Citrina' _ 'Citrina' is a small, rounded, compact evergreen shrub with pinnate, blue-grey leaves and umbels of small, fragrant, pale yellow flowers in late winter and early spring.


Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pale-yellow in Spring; Pale-yellow in Winter

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Compact, Dense, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning: Pruning Group 1 - When dormant in winter, remove dead, damaged, diseased or misplaced shoots. Cut back almost to the base to rejuvenate leggy plants.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina' (Bastard senna 'Citrina') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Rock, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Performs best in light, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position, preferably near a wall. Will tolerate a range of soil types.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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