Scotch Broom

Cytisus scoparius


USPP 30,186

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Yellow flowers with red throats on Sister Disco Cytisus Close up of yellow and red Sister Disco Cytisus blooms
  • Unique color
  • Drought tolerant
  • Deer resistant

Dazzling spring color!

Sister Disco® cytisus celebrates spring with vibrant yellow and red flowers. Though its coloration is similar to ‘Madame Butterfly,’ it offers a semi-dwarf habit that makes it much more landscape-friendly. An ideal companion to tulips and daffodils!

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 1 - 3'

Width 1 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow, Red

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Thrives in rocky, dry soils - good drainage is a must.

Pruning Prune to shape after flowering if desired. Remove oldest stems periodically to encourage new growth, which flowers most prolifically.

Uses Specimen; container gardens; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Cytisus is highly deer resistant and thrives best in dry, sunny conditions. We do not recommend it for the Northwest.