Colutea arborescens / Erba vesicaria
|Species:||Colutea arborescens L.|
|Italian common noun:||Erba vesicaria|
Origin: Southern and Central Europe
Botanical characteristics: It is a deciduous shrub up to 4 mt high. Leaves are composed of 4-5 smaller elliptical-ovate leaves. Summer flowering consists of yellow flowers gathered in racemes up to 12 cm long. They are followed by inflated pods up to 8 cm long which are at first green and then translucent, .
Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It can be found throughout arid slopes and thickets and all well-drained soils in full sun. It tolerates poor soil and dry coastal climate. It tolerates urban pollution
Use: In gardens it is suitable for shrub borders. It is used to cover road embankments, for renovations and soil conservation.
Need some Infos?
Can not find the plant that's right for you? Contact us to have one made ad hoc according to your needs, or to get more information.