Bean's broom Cytisus × beanii

Bean's broom


C. × beanii is a semi-prostrate shrub, to 35cm high, with simple, linear green leaves and rich yellow flowers along the green branches in late spring or early summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Bean's broom

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 3. Little or no pruning required but may be cut back after flowering to keep it compact

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Gravel Garden Rock Garden Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by heeled semi-ripe cuttings of lateral shoots in summer

  • insectPests

    May be affected by broom gall mites

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by honey fungus