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Cytisus scoparius Sister Redhead® (Scotch Broom)

Vibrant red pea-shaped blooms, dotted with a tiny yellow beak, add a dramatic effect to the garden, while the wiry stems, covered with tiny leaves, give an unusual textured effect. Semi-dwarf upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP30214 CBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

Grown for foliage that emerges chartreuse and turns shades of amber, burgundy, scarlet, and green in fall. In summer, large pinkish-white feathery plumes appear and gives the shrub a ‘smoky’ appearance. Upright loose habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
8 ft tall x 6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Small yellow sunflower-like flowers with brown centres grow profusely on tall thin stems with sparse thin, dark green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This perennial features bright green fan-shaped leaves that grow in masses around several spikes of flowers in various shades of pink, purple, blue, red, yellow, and light green. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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Yellow, red, and black, juicy fruit grows on branches with small, bright yellow blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green, before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-6 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This large deciduous shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small, creamy flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, crisp white double flowers, and foliage of bright green, ovate-elliptic leaves. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
8-10 ft tall x 8-10 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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Vibrant yellow pea-shaped blooms add a dramatic effect to the garden, while the wiry stems, covered with tiny leaves, give an unusual textured effect. Semi-dwarf upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Vibrant dusky pink blooms with red and yellow lips add a dramatic effect to the garden, while the wiry stems, covered with tiny leaves, give an unusual textured effect. Semi-dwarf upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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