Cytisus – Sister Rosie® – Scotch Broom – Cytisus scoparius

Garden Height
24 - 36
24 - 36
24 - 36
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Pink, Red, Yellow
Light Level
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Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Salt Tolerant

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

Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Poor Soil

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