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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
broom 'Yellow Tail'
Cytisus battandieri 'Yellow Tail'
Argyrocytisus is a deciduous shrub, native to Morocco, with 3-parted leaves and yellow flowers in erect racemes
'Yellow Tail' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub of rounded habit, with leaves composed of three elliptic leaflets, silky when young; light yellow, pineapple-scented flowers in erect racemes up to 17cm long open in late summer
Toxicity All parts including seed are toxic by ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in well-drained, poor acid soils in full sun and can be located in an open but not exposed situation. Tolerant of lime but may become chlorotic on shallow chalk soils. Resents transplanting
Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or early autumn and hardwood cuttings in midwinter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning pruning group 1, pruning group 3 or pruning group 13 if wall-trained
Pests Generally trouble free
Can be susceptible to honey fungus and waterlogging
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