Spanish Broom

Spartium junceum

SKU
07110
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.
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7 - 10

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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationSPAR-tium JUNG-see-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 10 ft. high, equal width.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasUse this tough shrub on a dry, sunny hillside or bank where it will bloom all summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

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