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Flowering Broom, Scotch Broom

Flowering Broom, Scotch Broom (Cytisus x praecox)

Scotch Broom adds a brilliant splash of color to the spring and early summer landscape. At its peak, the branches are covered with yellow, pea-like flowers that have a luxuriously sweet fragrance. The fine, narrow foliage adds a soft texture to the landscape. Exceptionally drought…

Scotch Broom

Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Scottish Broom is a native of the British Isles. It was introduced to North America in the 1860’s and adapted so well that it has naturalized in some regions. The loosely rounded mound of narrow branches becomes an explosion of vivid yellow in late spring when the flowers open. The…

Spanish Broom

Spanish Broom (Cytisus purgans)

As it's common name suggests, Spanish Broom is a native of Spain. The loosely rounded mound of narrow branches becomes an explosion of vivid yellow in late spring when the flowers open. The narrow, somewhat spiky stems are covered with dainty pea-like blossoms. Very easy to care for…

Sweet  Broom, Easter Broom

Sweet Broom, Easter Broom (Cytisus x spachianus)

Sweet Broom is a fantastic sight in late spring when its explodes into a fragrant burst of golden blooms. Up close, the flowers are charming and pea-like; just a few sprays can add a lot of fragrance and excitement to cut arrangements. This is a rugged plant that can take heat,…