Spartium junceumItem #7110 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 10
Medium-size evergreen shrub with quill-like erect green branches. The almost leafless branches display showy pea-shaped fragrant blossoms. A beautiful and most unusual specimen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SPAR-tium JUNG-see-umPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 6 to 10 ft. high, equal width.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:YellowDesign IdeasUse this tough shrub on a dry, sunny hillside or bank where it will bloom all summer.Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Juniper (Juniperus); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.