Cytisus x praecox (C. multiflorus x C. purgans) 'Allgold'Item #3138 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Lovely, long sprays of pea-like flowers make this an excellent choice for mass plantings. A beautiful specimen as well when singly planted, with a beautiful, rounded habit of dense, green branches with tiny green leaves. A great plant for sunny, dry hillside plantings. Deciduous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SI-ti-sus PRE-koksPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:YellowDesign IdeasOn the small side and very dense, this gold Broom can stand alone or in a mass to create a color display that 'pops' even from far away. Makes an excellent addition to any flowering shrub border. Fits into wild landscapes where it naturalizes and offers charming character to old-fashioned country gardens.Companion PlantsHeather (Calluna); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Lilac (Syringa); Smoke Bush (Cotinus)
- CareCare InformationThrives in average to poor, extremely well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency one established. Prune annually by one to two-thirds just after flowering to promote new growth in following spring; blooms on new wood.Pruning time: prune young stems after flowering, in late spring to early summer; avoid cutting into hard wood..Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.