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 planting. Beautiful rounded habit of dense, green branches having tiny green leaves. Deciduous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SI-ti-sus PRE-koksPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing to 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 InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.