Cytisus Sister Disco® Description
Sister Disco® scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) will make you want to dance! Yellow pea-like flowers appear to be expertly painted with red in just the right spot and just the right amount to make it truly stand out.
Scotch broom is a very tough shrub that’s extremely drought tolerant and never bothered by deer or rabbits. Wiry green stems are peppered with tiny green leaves, which creates a textural effect that makes this shrub interesting even beyond its spring bloom time. Loves full sun and dry spots, so go ahead and plant it in your most challenging conditions!
Special features: Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Sun loving
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- Botanical name: Cytisus scoparius 'SMNCSCRY'
- Common name:
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours)
- Ship form:
- Soil type:
Any well-drained, even dry, soil.
- Soil moisture:
Dry to moderate
- Height x width:
1-3' tall and wide
- Flower color:
Yellow with red
- Foliage color:
Green, with green stems
- Season of interest:
Specimen, Flower gardens, Backdrop, Landscaping
- Patent:USPP 30,186
- Cannot ship to:
CA, ID, OR, WA, AK, HI
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Soil: Plant in any well-drained spot. Scotch broom cannot tolerate wet areas.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day)
Water: Dry to average
Space: Min. 2' apart
Fertilizing: Little fertilizer is needed.
Winterizing: No special treatment is required; leave intact and avoid areas that are wet in winter.
Maintenance: Blooms on old wood, which means that any pruning should be done after bloom. If plants become thin and scraggly, cut back to just a few inches high after bloom for a flush of lush new growth.
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