Spiny Red Caragana - Caragana tragacanthoides

Lovely yellow flowers bloom in early summer on colorful red thorned branches. Wonderful hardy new top grafted introduction that is perfect for the prairies. Airy appearance, useful for creating a feature accent with under plantings of color and shrubs.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Dry Areas
Specimen
Topiary
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
48-60"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly until well established. Drought tolerant and of most soil conditions, even alkaline soil once established. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer just before new growth begins. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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