Cytisus praecox 'Gold Spear'

Gold Spear Broom, Broom

Cytisus is a showy, fast-growing but short-lived shrub that is covered by flowers in spring and early summer. Deciduous in four-season climates, it is evergreen in mild climates. The green stems are ornamental when leaves are gone. Scores of cultivars with a wide variety of flower colors are available. Cut flowers last up to six days. Only container-grown plants can be transplanted, though plant spreads by vigorous seedlings. Plant in well-drained sandy soil. Prune to shape and remove deadwood.
Cytisus praecox, Gold Spear Broom, Broom
Bears masses of bright yellow, fragrant flowers on a spreading plant. Slower growing and more compact than the species. This variety is also called 'Canary Bird'.

Attributes - Cytisus praecox 'Gold Spear'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Mid Spring

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 3 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates.

Related Plants

Cytisus x praecox, Cytisus scoparius, Cytisus scoparius 'Burkwoodii', Cytisus scoparius 'Moonlight'
 
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