Scotch Broom

Cytisus scoparius


USPP 30,176

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Airy branches of multicolored Sister Rosie Cytisus Sister Rosie Cytisus in greenhouse Close up of pink and red Sister Rosie Cytisus flowers
  • Unique color
  • Drought tolerant
  • Deer resistant

Dusky pink spring blooms.

Welcome spring with unique color: a dusty rose, accented by red and yellow. Sister Rosie® cytisus is a flurry of elegant blooms in spring, with eye-catching appeal at retail and in the landscape. Unique, finely-textured foliage gives the plant a memorable presence all season long. Drought tolerant and deer resistant.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Pink

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.