Spanish Broom Botanical Name: Spartium junceum Plant Type: Shrub Plant Form: Upright Light Required: Full Sun Water Demand: Low Plant Height (ft.): 6'-10' Plant Spread (ft.): 5' Ornamental Value: Bright yellow Months Of Bloom: Apr - Jun Native Texas Plant: Adapted Decidiuous/Evergreen: Evergreen Wildlife Value: Comments: Very fragrant blooms. Good early spring color. Can be brought into bloom with selective pruning. Blooms on new growth.
Spartium junceum, commonly known as Spanish broom or weaver's broom, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mediterranean in southern Europe, southwest Asia and northwest Africa, where it is found in sunny sites, usually on dry, sandy soils.