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Commonly known as Cord broom, Weeping broom
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
Tall ShrubShrub or small tree, leafless when mature, with slender, grooved, mid-green shoots. Produces pea-like flowers
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Against a wall
Full sunShelter from cold winds
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Additional FeaturesEndangered in the wildThese plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.VulnerableGood to knowSeedlings have pinnate leaves. Mature plants lose their leaves quicklyPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originNew Zealand
Flower ShapeRacemesTo 7cm (3in) long
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.