Broom (Cytisus balansae subsp. balansae Spanish Gold®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Spanish Gold®
Cultivar name: 'Spanish Gold'
Botanical names:
Cytisus balansae subsp. balansae Accepted
Cytisus purgans Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 - 4 feet
Plant Spread: 5 - 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Looks like pea blossoms
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Golden-yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2000 Plant Select Winner

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