Cytisus scoparius 'Burkwoodii'

Broom Burkwood, Scarlet 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 scoparius, Broom Burkwood, Scarlet Broom, Broom
Accent any garden with this Broom's vigorous, garnet-red flowers highlighted with a narrow band of gold.

Attributes - Cytisus scoparius 'Burkwoodii'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 2 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot.

Related Plants

Cytisus x praecox, Cytisus praecox 'Gold Spear', Cytisus scoparius, Cytisus scoparius 'Moonlight'
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