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
Further Reading....
  • 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

CHORDOSPARTIUM stevensonii

 
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  • 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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