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Notospartium carmichaeliae

Pink broom

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height2m to 4m
  • Spread1m to 1.75m
  • Growth HabitUpright weeping
  • Flower ColourPurple veined pink

Description

Notospartium carmichaeliae (Pink broom). This is a deciduous shrub which will bear leaves only when the plant is young, The shrub is smothered in lilac-pink blossoms which appear all along the branches.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, green shoots and flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will thrive in any well-drained soil but must have full sun to flower. They may require staking, and can be propagate from seeds in the autumn or from cuttings taken in late summer.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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