Cytisus x praecox ‘Albus’

Cytisus x praecox 'Albus'

Planted at end of workshop Autumn 2007

Scotch Broom, Common Broom, False Heather

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Cytisus

Species: x praecox

Cultivar: Albus

Type: Perennial

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 6a to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Danger: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Seed: Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Otherdetails: Flowers are fragrant

Planted: 2007

Updated: 2008

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