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Desert Broom
Scientific Name: Baccharis 'Centennial'
Family: Asteraceae
Desert Broom (Baccharis 'Centennial')
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-13
USDA: 8b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to to 15 F (-10C)

Sun Exposure: Requires full sun

Origin: Hybrid between Baccharis pilularis and Baccharis sarothroides

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, fast growing to 3 feet tall, 5 feet in diameter

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water

Propagation: Tip cuttings, self sows and can be weedy. The seedlings are variable, but generally quite different from their mother.

Although it is a commonly planted hybrid cultivar, it does produce a lot of seeds since it is a female cultivar. The similar 'Starn' cultivar is a male and is a more desirable choice.

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