Abeliophyllum Roseum blooms

‘Roseum’

White Forsythia

Abeliophyllum distichum

'Roseum'

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Abeliophyllum Roseum blooms
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Good fall color
Description

This is a pink flowered version of white forsythia, blooming about the same time as forsythia but producing fragrant pink blooms.

USDA Zone 4 - 9 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 3 - 5'

Width 5 - 7'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Soil Not particularly finicky about soil; plant in any well-drained site.

Pruning Prune hard after flowering.

Uses Specimen, mixed plantings, hedge. Site strategically so its early season fragrance can be enjoyed.

Growing Tips For the best habit, yearly pruning and fertilizing are recommended.