Andorra Broom (Cytisus purgans 'Spanish Gold')

andorra broom(19787 bytes) Andorra Broom (Cytisus purgans 'Spanish Gold'), in summer following bloom.

Spanish gold is a rounded, dense subalpine shrub from the mountains of Spain. It is hardy to zone 4a and up to 8,000 feet. This plant tolerates a wide range of soil (loam, clay loam or grvelly) and moisture conditions. Prefers full sun to partial shade. It will grow to 4 feet in height and 6 feet in spread.

broom,andorra,cytisus purgans spanish gold (81145 bytes) Andorra Broom is covered in spring with golden-yellow pea blossoms.
andorra broom,spainish gold foliage (10542 bytes) Foliage
broom,andorra,cytisus purgans spanish gold flowers (103340 bytes) Flowers

  Photos: Judy Sedbrook


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