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Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Broom 'Hollandia')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cytisus 'Hollandia'

Other names

Broom 'Hollandia'

Genus

Cytisus Cytisus

Variety or Cultivar

'Hollandia' _ 'Hollandia' is a rounded, deciduous shrub with long, arching shoots. Clusters of cream and dark pink flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by palmate, mid-green leaves.


Cytisus 'Hollandia' is: Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Dense, Rounded

Toxicity

All parts (including the seeds) may cause mild stomach upset if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Cream, Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink, Cream in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Do not cut into old wood.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Broom 'Hollandia') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position. Will thrive in poor, acid soils. Suitable for a rockery.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Cytisus 'Hollandia'

Other names

Broom 'Hollandia'

Genus

Cytisus Cytisus

Variety or Cultivar

'Hollandia' _ 'Hollandia' is a rounded, deciduous shrub with long, arching shoots. Clusters of cream and dark pink flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by palmate, mid-green leaves.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Dense, Rounded

Toxicity

All parts (including the seeds) may cause mild stomach upset if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Cream, Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink, Cream in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Do not cut into old wood.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Broom 'Hollandia') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position. Will thrive in poor, acid soils. Suitable for a rockery.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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