Cytisus – Sister Redhead® – Scotch Broom – Cytisus scoparius

Garden Height
36 - 48
Spacing
36 - 48
Spread
36 - 48
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Red
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Needs very well-drained soils, especially during periods of cold temperatures. Mostly maintenance-free, but if it does look a bit scruffy, you can give it a light trim after it blooms in spring.

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes:

This upright Scotch broom has a distinctive broom-like silhouette that makes it a striking textural accent in garden beds and landscaping planting. Needs full sun and well-drained soil.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Low

Blooms On: Old Wood

Bloom Time: Mid Spring

Hardiness Zones: 8b

Flower Form: Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility: Poor Soil

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