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‘Roseum’

White Forsythia

Abeliophyllum distichum

'Roseum'

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Abeliophyllum Roseum with pink blooms on thin branches
  • 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)
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.