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    Overview

    The Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius) is not used as often as it should be. The shrub is attractive during all seasons but most attractive when it is in flower in the late spring. The long arching green stems produce large quantities of yellow, orange, or red flowers depending on the cultivar chosen. The Scotch Broom will grow in almost any kind of soil provided it is well-drained; it will gradually die away when the soil is tight and sticky. Planted in the right place, it will grow into a very large shrub. Prune and fertilize after bloom.

    Plant Characteristics

    Size

    8 ft high, 8 ft wide

    Type

    Shrub

    Light Exposure

    Full Sun/ Half Shade

    Season of Bloom

    Late Spring

    Hardiness Zones

    6 – 9

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