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Spanish Gold® Broom

Cytisus purgans

SKU
04853
This fast growing, naturally rounded shrub boasts bright green stems with vivid yellow flowers much of spring. Highly tolerant of heat, drought, and poor soil conditions. Excellent for hillside erosion control, as a tall border, or massed in a minimal care or xeric landscape. Performs in containers. Evergreen.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationSIH-tiss-us PUR-gans
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring into Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSmoke Bush (Cotinus); Heather (Calluna); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Lilac (Syringa)

Adapts to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions; thrives in poor, infertile soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; tolerates drought and heat when established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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