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Scotch Broom, Common Broom 'Lena' - Cytisus scoparius 'Lena' (latin)

Area of origin: South and west of Europe.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 1.5 m, width up to 1 m.
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: Light, dislikes lime.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
The Common Broom 'Lena' produces yellow and light orange flowers in May and June. Its branches remain green all year round.
This Broom is very interesting within a mixed hedge, or flowerbeds.
Excellent retainer of nitrogen, the Common Broom helps to improve poor soils.

List of Scotch broom:
Scotch Broom, Golden yellow flowers
Scotch Broom 'Boskoop Ruby', Crimson red flowers
Scotch Broom 'Burkwoodii', Deep pink flowers with yellow edges
Scotch Broom 'La Coquette', Pink, Red and Yellow Flowers

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