Coronilla glaucaSea-green or Day-smelling Coronilla
- Class and Order
- Diadelphia Decagynia
- Generic Character
- Calyx bilabiatus: 2/3: dentibus superioribus connatis. Vexillum vix alis longius.Legumen isthmis interceptum.
- Specific Character and Synonyms
- CORONILLA glauca fruticosa, foliolis septenis, obtusissimis, stipulis lanceolatis. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. p. 557. Sp. Pl. 1047
- CORONILLA maritima, glauco folio. Tournef. inst. 650
- COLUTEA scorpioides maritima, glauco folio. Bauh. Pin. 397. prodr. 157.
This charming shrub, which is almost perpetually in blossom, and admirably adapted for nosegays, is a native of the south of France, and a constant ornament to our green-houses.
Linnæus has observed, that the flowers, which in the day time are remarkably fragrant, in the night are almost without scent."It is propagated by sowing the seeds in the spring, either upon a gentle hot-bed, or on a warm border of light earth: when the plants are come up about two inches high, they should be transplanted either into pots, or into a bed of fresh earth, at about four or five inches distance every way, where they may remain until they have obtained strength enough to plant out for good, which should be either in pots filled with good fresh earth, or in a warm situated border, in which, if the winter is not too severe, they will abide very well, provided they are in a dry soil." Miller's Gard. Dict.