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Broom

Cytisus ardoinii

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

65cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Broom Overview

Native to the maritime Alps of France and Italy. Has a hummock-forming shrub with arching stems. Is a deciduous prostrate species with bright yellow flowers in spring and summer. The leaves are divided into 3 leaflets and the flowers are produced in pairs in leaf axis.

Common problems with Broom

How to propagate Broom

Cuttings

You can propagate the species by basal cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the summer.

Other uses of Broom

Spring interest.