Cytisus x spachianusItem #3820 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 10
When planted in mass, this densely branched evergreen shrub produces a virtual avalanche of bright yellow, sweetly fragrant flowers. Great for dry hillside plantings.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SI-ti-sus spah-chee-AH-nusPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late SpringFlower color:YellowFlower attributesFragrantGarden styleCottageDesign IdeasTake advantage of its fast and easy growing qualities by using it for edges, backgrounds and as single specimens in the garden. Place in corners, at edges of buildings and along fences to add beauty to dull architecture.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.