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Cytisus battandieri
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Cytisus battandieri
Cytisus battandieri
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A beautiful plant introduced to the UK from Morocco in the early 1920's, Cytisus battandieri has pineapple-coloured and scented flowers produced in conical clusters in midsummer. The leaves are a delicate silver-grey and have a lovely silky texture.

An excellent, upright plant for growing against a sunny wall and fence and best planted in an often used area of the garden, where the strongly scented flowers can be enjoyed in summer.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Cytisus battandieri will grow best in a hot spot and requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: July.
  • Flower Colour: Bright yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Slightly spindly as a young plant, Cytisus battandieri will grow to be a large shrub or eventually a small, spreading tree.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: This plant is also known as Argyrocytisus battandieri.


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