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CYTISUS scoparius 'Moyclare Pink'
Common Broom, Scotch Broom


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:: Papilionaceae :: CYTISUS :: scoparius :: 'Moyclare Pink'
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Main asset

Brooms are easy plants, grow well in poor even rocky soils, resist to drought. Spring flowering is spectacular.


The Broom Genets are native to Europe. They have a very quick growth in draining soil and sunny locations. They become old relatively fast, requiring renewal every 5-6 years.

Very branched shrub with erect green branches, whose deciduous leaves fall precociously. Flowering is spectacular in the spring, followed by gray pods.

  • Uses: Shrub beds, rocks, talus

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: bushy
  • Height: 1.50 m x 1 m (5 ft x 3 ft)
  • Growth: very fast
  • Flowering period: May-June
  • Époque de fructification : summer

Shape and colours:

  • Couleur du bois : green then clear grey
  • Foliage shape: linear
  • Foliage colour: dark green
  • Flowers shape: papilionacea
  • Flowers colour: pink
  • Forme des fruits : pods
  • Couleur des fruits : grey


  • Soil type: All except asphyxiating
  • Exposure: sun
  • Hardiness: - 20 °C (-4 °F - USDA zone 6b)