Cytisus Sister Rosie® Description
Welcome spring with the dusky blooms of Sister Rosie® Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius). Even more colorful than typical Scotch brooms, each intricate pea-shaped flower displays a combination of pink, red, and yellow. They dangle from wiry green stems, interspersed with tiny little leaves, that give you great reason to celebrate the season.
Plant this colorful Scotch broom with perennials, bulbs, or in any sunny, dry spot in your landscape.
Special features: Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Sun loving
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- Botanical name: Cytisus scoparius 'SMNCSDRY'
- Common name:
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained, even dry, soil.
- Soil moisture:
Dry to moderate
- Height x width:
1-3' tall and wide
- Flower color:
Pink, with red and yellow accents
- Foliage color:
Green, with green stems
- Season of interest:
Specimen, Flower gardens, Backdrop, Landscaping
- Patent:USPP 30,176
- 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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