SISTER GOLDEN HAIR®

Scotch Broom

Cytisus scoparius

'SMSCGF'

PP#26,616

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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
Description

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)
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.