close windowPlant list: Plants for sandy soil
Sandy soil is very sharp draining so plants that grow in it must have a tolerance to drought.
Cytisus, Broom
Latin nameCytisus
Common nameBroom
Type of plantShrub
HardinessFully to half-hardy
Flower colourWhite to yellow to red
Leaf colourGrey to deep green
Height and spread30cm to 3m x 1m to 2m (1ft to 9.8ft x 3.3ft to 6.6ft)
These deciduous and evergreen shrubs are grown for their pea-like flowers which appear all along the branches. They prefer a sunny spot.
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