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Cytisus Scoparius

Botanical Name:

Cytisus scoparius

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Poisonous, Shrub, Perennial, Not climbing

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

1 in. glowing, golden yellow sweet pea shaped flowers in late spring on old wood. Some cultivars have red, pink, or gold flowers. Rich yellow, pea-like, axillary, 1/2-3/4" dia.

Fruit

Fruit is a flattened pea-like green pod with hairy margins. A legume, hairy along the margins, 2".

Taxonomy

Order

Fabales

Family

Fabaceae

Genus

Cytisus

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