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GENISTA x spachiana

Commonly known as Easter broom

(Genista Fragrans) (Cytisus Fragrans) - yellow flowers borne profusely, very sweetly scented
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    3-palmate leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Height
    3m(10ft)
  • Spread
    3m(10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous shrub with upright, later arching, branches.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun

GENISTA x spachiana

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Cytisus x spachianus
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
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3m(10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m(10ft)
 

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