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Spartocytisus (Canary Subalpine Broom)

Canary Subalpine Broom is a monotypic genus within the Fabaceae and restricted to the subalpine zone of the Cañadas depression on the island of Tenerife, where it represents one of its main floral components. Makes a broad woody shrub with leafless, grayish-green, long branches and numerous, strongly fragrant, white to whitish-rose flowers in spring. A very floriferous shrub. Good container plant for any rocky, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 0°C. Ideal in the cold greenhouse or wintergarden. Older plants may be planted in a protected spot in any well drained soil in the rock garden.
Sow seeds in any rocky, well drained soil in full sun. Keep seedlings very sunny, especially in their first winter.
All are USDA Climate Zone 8
10 seeds per package.
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Spartocytisus filipes

Spartocytisus filipes

150 (250)cm, tall woody shrub with almost leafless, green branches and axillary born, pure white, fragrant flowers. Native of open spots on all western islands. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. Keep at a winter minimum of some 7°C with reduced watering. V-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (ex Gran Canaria, Spain)3289 € 4,99*
(ex Gran Canaria)
seed package (ex La Palma, Spain)5160 € 4,99
(ex La Palma)
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Spartocytisus supranubius Exclusive

Spartocytisus supranubius Exclusive

150 (230)cm, broad shrub with long, leafless, grayish green branches and uncountable, strongly fragrant, white to whitish rose flowers in spring. For any rocky, well drained soil in full sun. Endures slight freezing in autumn, older plants may be planted in a protected spot in any rocky soil in the open garden. Ideal under cold glass or the unheated wintergarden. Seed very scarce. V-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1216 € 7,99
seed package