Description: Early spring flowering large deciduous shrub with long pendulous racemes made up of individual yellow cup shaped flowers. This is an early flowering species with attractive purplish stem which act as the perfect back drop to the yellow racemes of flowers in spring.
Uses: Large shrub towards back of border, woodland garden, specimen shrub in lawns, can be used as a wall shrub
Climate/Position: Dappled shade or full sun
Height/Spread: 3.5m/ 2.5m
Soil Requirements: Neutral to acidic
Pruning: Little pruning , light reshaping after flowering
Special Requirements: Prefers slightly acidic soils
Additional Interest: Very early flowering shrub providing interest when not much else is in flower in the garden .