Purple Broom

Cytisus purpureus

$33.00 + GST

An open, very hardy, multi-stemmed, drought tolerant shrub, with a low-growing, spreading habit. As a heavy bloomer, this groundcover has light purple to pink pea-shaped flowers in mid to late-spring. Features small dark green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1.5 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Spring, Purple, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Cytisus purpureus
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border, groundcover or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Notes:

Poisonous if ingested 

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires well drained conditions and will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune after shrub has flowered

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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