Cytisus x praecox (C. multiflorus x C. purgans) 'Allgold'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SIH-tiss-us PRAY-koks|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||On 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy spring flowers|
Thrives 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9