Cytisus 'Goldfinch' (is a small fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with red and orange flowers in early Summer and late Spring. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are ) . It has average drought tolerance.
Cytisus 'Goldfinch' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8.5 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers low fertility.
This is a rounded shrub has an ultimate height of 1.5m / 4.9ft and spread of 1m / 3.3ft. It can take 6-10 years to reach its ultimate height.. The vegetative spread rate is fast.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn.
A moderate pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.
Borders, flowering shrub, low maintenance, poor soils, drought resistant and bank and slope.
The stem is green.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is brown and the seed is black. There is a medium fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.-22°C / -7.6F to 6-10 years 1.5m / 4.9ft 1m / 3.3ft
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|Broom 'Goldfinch' (Ireland)|
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