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Sister Disco® Scotch Broom

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-8
  • Height 1-3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 1-3 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

This plant produces multiple show-stopping bright bi-colored yellow and red flowers along its stems in early spring. It’s the perfect plant to jump-start color in your garden and drive away your winter blues. Sister Disco Scotch Broom is deer resistant and drought and salt tolerant making it a great choice to plant along the road and salt-treated walkways.

This deciduous plant reaches 1 to 3 feet tall and wide at maturity and grows in an upright mounding habit that slightly weeps over. After the flowers fade, the bright tiny green leaves make it an attractive textural shrub for summer and fall interest in your landscape. The seed pods create interest after the leaves have dropped in the fall. Plant Sister Disco® Cytisus scoparius 'SMNCSCRY' USPPAF in a sunny location in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 8.

Sister Disco Scotch Broom Care

Sister Disco Scotch Broom is low to no maintenance and does not need pruning. The flowers appear on old wood so if you do any pruning, make sure to do it soon after the flowers fade to avoid cutting away next year’s blossoms. The flowers can be added to bouquets.

Sister Disco Scotch Broom Spacing

This plant makes a great companion to spring-flowering bulbs because they bloom around the same time. It can be used to create low borders, as a specimen plant, in perennial or shrub gardens and in containers. Space multiple plants 3 feet apart on center. This plant is not recommended for the northwestern US.

Sister Disco Scotch Broom Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8
Flower Color(s): Red & Yellow
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 1-3 Feet
Spacing: 1-3 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: Old Wood
Watering: Low
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Sister Disco® Cytisus scoparius 'SMNCSCRY' USPPAF
Common Name: Sister Disco® Scotch Broom
Other Name(s): Common Broom
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Features: Salt Tolerant

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Sister Disco® Scotch Broom Show Reviews

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    Posted by Customer on Jun 26th 2020

    for the price a believed I would be receiving this scotch broom in something bigger then a coffee cup size pot. I Have been following the directions in taking care of these plants but I am concerned that the green foliage is turning brown. They are pretty and look forward to them blooming come spring.