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Cytisus x praecox, Scotch Broom, Warminster Broom

Cytisus x praecox

Scotch Broom, Warminster Broom
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Scotch Broom is deciduous arching, many-stemmed shrub in the Fabaceae family that grows up to 6' tall. In warmer climates, it can be evergreen. This plant blooms in mid-spring with lots of very showy yellow flowers that pop in a shrub border.

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