Scotch broom

Cytisus scoparius

  • Size: 4-8’ Tall and Wide
  • Growth Habit: loose branching
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Light Requirements: Sun
  • Soil Requirements:  well drained soils, tolerates dry soil and drought
  • Appeal:  Loose upright branching pattern with green stems. Yellow flowers similar in shape to pea flowers will bloom in late spring or summer. This is an invasive species in most of the U.S. and can take over minimally maintained areas.