Cytisus


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Cytisus

genus of the Fabaceae legume family; contain the toxic alkaloid cytisine which causes excitement, incoordination, convulsions and death due to asphyxia. Includes C. scoparius, C. multiflorus, C. proliferus. Called also brooms.
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Reproductive biology in Cytisus multijlorus (Fabaceae).
Place spectacular, but often short-lived flowering shrubs like forsythia, cytisus and azaleas in the background rather than foreground.
With shrubs such as forsythia, mahonia, cytisus and potentilla, plus roses and laburnum, there is a yellow flowering plant of every size and season, so go golden
The late-flowering Himalayan primulas, tall yellow Primula florindae, smell so delicious they tickle the taste buds, the pineapple broom, Cytisus battandieri, has an obvious smell, while Meconopsis grandis reminds me of sweeties.
Cytisus Broom (certain kinds) Many kinds spread like weeds.
This week's online offer is for three Cytisus (Broom) for just EUR9 - half price.
TO give a sunspot special treatment, make a secret enclosure using wall shrubs with distinctive smells such as the pineapple-scented Cytisus battandieri, jasmine-scented Drymis winteri, and vanilla-scented Stachyurus praecox, plus the lemon-scented Lippia citriodora.
QIn my garden I have a Cytisus which is getting too large.
Your one is almost certainly a cultivar, Cytisus scoparius, and mature plants hardly ever survive being moved.
Coastal gardens often feature the shrubby tree tamarisk, brooms or cytisus, cistus, escalonia, lavatera, hardy fuchsias, hypericum, Spanish gorse and mophead hydrangeas, plus lots of windproof spiky-leaved plants like yuccas and phormiums.
Here's another amazing online gardening offer - buy three Cytisus (broom) for just pounds 7.