CHORDOSPARTIUM stevensonii

Commonly known as Cord broom, Weeping broom

(syn. Carmichaelia stevensonii) - unusual 'corded' leafless branches with a weeping habit. Racemes of pale pink/purple flowers in summer on mature plants
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CHORDOSPARTIUM stevensonii

 
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  • Deciduous
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Shrub or small tree, leafless when mature, with slender, grooved, mid-green shoots. Produces pea-like flowers
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy 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 sun
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild These 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. - Vulnerable
  • Good to know
    seedlings have pinnate leaves. Mature plants lose their leaves quickly
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - to 7cm (3in) long
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
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Chordospartium - Care Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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