This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
An ornamental South European shrub, 6 ft. high, with twiggy stems and large bright-yellow Pea-like flowers in late summer. It grows in any soil almost, and may be increased by seeds or cuttings. There is a variety with double flowers.