CYTISUS scoparius 'Firefly'

Commonly known as Common broom

Yellow and brownish red
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
    In milder climates. 3-palmate leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long.
  • Brown or black
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright shrub with slender, arching shoots. Produces flowers 1.5cm (½in) long in axillary racemes.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds

CYTISUS scoparius 'Firefly'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Cultivar of the native broom. Attractive to bees.
    Pests & Diseases
    Gall mites.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for open site, slightly back from the sea
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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