Minstead Scotch Broom
Cytisus x 'Minstead' (Dallimorei hybrid)
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||The brooms are shrubs that were actually used to make brooms or "besomes" in the Old World.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||An ideal background shrub that is large enough to block out offending views. Nicely fills corners or encloses water features with its open spreading habit. Light pink adds brightness to dull corners and buildings painted dark green or gray. Ideal plant in larger shrub beds adjacent to lawns.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Heather (Calluna); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Lilac (Syringa); Smoke Bush (Cotinus)|
Thrives in well-drained, sandy soils, though very adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in early spring. Prune annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9