Better known as Kumarahou and Golden Tainui. A hardy shrub that has glabrous, dark green foliage and clusters of bright yellow flowers that begin to emerge in spring. May be grown in either full sun or semi-shade in average type soils that are free-draining. Both the leaves and flowers contain saponin when rubbed in water provide a lather that is good for washing with.
May grow to about 2m x 1m.