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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cytisus
                        Specie: scoparius

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 7 ft (2 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leafless stems; golden yellow flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 5-9

Description: This is a widely grown medium-sized shrub up to 7 ft (2 m) high. It is almost leafless, with golden yellow flowers, mostly solitary in the upper axils in early summer; there may be a few brownish streaks on the standards near the base, the keels are yello

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

Comments: Several forms available; an environmental weed in Australia

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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