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botanical name:
Cytisus 'Minstead'
Cytisus 'Minstead' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Broom
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.60m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
stem/bark: green
main season:
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small white flowers, flushed lilac and darker on the wings and in bud. Slender, arching habit.

Well drained soil in full sun. Thrives in poor acid soils, lime-tolerant but dislikes shallow chalky soil.
Resents disturbance and best planted when small.

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