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Spanish Gold® Broom

Cytisus purgans

Pronunciation: SIH-tiss-us PUR-gans
SKU #04853
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring into Early Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Bush (Cotinus); Heather (Calluna); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Lilac (Syringa)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.