Genista lydia

A floriferous, low mounding selection of Genista that produces waves of electric yellow flowers in late spring. Great en masse for the spring garden. Little care is needed but may be trimmed after flowering. Excellent texture. Deer resistant. Drought and heat tolerant.
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Water: Average water needs
Blooms: May-June
Exposure: Sun
Hardiness: Zone 3

Genista pilosa 'Vancouver Gold'

A low growing and quick spreading creeper. Bright yellow flowers cover the plant in late spring. Dense deep green foliage makes this an excellent ground-cover of hot dry conditions.
Height: 0.5-1 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Well-drained
Blooms: May-June
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Zone 4