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Cytisus sp., Broom

Cytisus sp.

Broom
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cytisus has all the requisite characteristics of a good groundcover. It spreads by underground runners (stolons) and the arching branches will root where they touch the ground, yet it's not overly invasive and is easily restrained.


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Cytisus sp., Broom
Cytisus sp., Broom
Cytisus sp., Broom
Cytisus sp., Broom


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/cytisus_sp.htm