Scotch Broom

Cytisus scoparius


USPP 26,616; CBR 5638

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Close up of bright yellow Sister Golden Hair Cytisus bloom Draping branches of Sister Golden Hair Cytisus with yellow flowers and small foliage
  • Supersized flowers
  • Unique texture
  • Deer resistant

Bigger, brighter, sunny spring color! Sister Golden Hair® cytisus was selected especially for its large, showy flowers - they're about twice the size of those on other weeping cultivars! Gracefully weeping green stems sport tiny, textural leaves. Not recommended for the Northwest.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 1 - 1.5'

Width 1 - 1.5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow

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 Container gardens; rock gardens; edging; mixed borders.

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