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Spanish Broom

Spartium junceum

Also known as

Rush Broom, Weaver's Broom, Genet, Broom

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Spanish Broom Overview

This shrub produces masses of large, golden-yellow, fragrant, pea-shaped flowers which are carried in loose, profuse spikes, from early summer to early autumn. The leaves are bluish green, lance-shaped to linear and up to 25mm long.

How to propagate Spanish Broom

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Spanish Broom

Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Category 1b

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