Cytisus racemosus

Cytisus racemosus

  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Cytisus racemosus
  • Flower name
    Cytisus racemosus
  • Scientific name
    Cytisus racemosus
  • Alias姫金雀枝, broom, 矮性黄花エニシダ, Cytisus
  • Place of originCanary Islands
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Cytisus racemosus

Cytisus racemosus or Dwarf Yellow Broom (scientific name: Cytisus racemosus) is a deciduous shrub. It is similar to{{Common broom}}(scientific name: Cytisus scoparius), but it is weaker against cold than it, it is potted as it is low in tree height. Small butterfly inflorescences bring a fragrant, golden butterfly shaped flower upwards. Since it is originated in the Canary Islands, cultivation is difficult because it does not match the climate of Japan's hot and humid environment. In the genus Enigenida, there are common bloom (Hime-enishida, yellowish flowering buds), white flower blooming white flower buds (white flower sparrows), Houbeni enishida with yellowish shades, and pink varieties.

Common name: Cytisus racemosus or Dwarf Yellow Broom, scientific name: Cytisus racemosus (C.x spachianus), aka: broom, dwarf yellow flower Enishida Flower, origin: Canary Islands, life-forms: dry place (avoiding high temperature and humidity), living type: deciduous shrubs, plant height: 30-100 cm , flowers: spikes, Inflorescence length: 5-10 cm, color: yellow, flower diameter: 1 ~ 2 cm, flowering period: April to May, fruit color: green → black, use: potted plant.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Cytisus
  • Species
    C. racemosus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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