Cytisus ×dallimorei Rolfe

Shrub to about 2 m tall bearing a strong resemblance to the C. scoparius parent. Leaves with 3 hairy leaflets. Flowers about 1.5 cm long, with pink petals, the wings crimson. A hybrid, C. multiflorus × C. scoparius f. andreanus (seed parent), raised at the Royal Bot. Gds, Kew, uk, in 1900.

A hybrid that may easily be mistaken for one of its parents.

Garden origin.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Cytisus ×dallimorei 'Lilac Time'

Dwarf. Flowers deep red, tinged with purple.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Cytisus L.