Forsythia x intermedia


USPP 19,321

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  • Award winner
  • Deer resistant
  • Shade tolerant

Selected especially for its extremely dense flower bud set, Show Off® forsythia creates an unparalleled spring display. Regular pruning is not required to create a handsome, bushy specimen.

Awards MOBOT Tried and True

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5 - 6'

Width 5 - 6'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to any well-drained soil.

Pruning Blooms on old wood - prune to shape after flowering. Benefits from rejuvenation every 4-6 years since thick stems do not flower as abundantly as younger growth.

Uses An excellent specimen plant for mixed borders and foundations.

Growing Tips One of the most shade tolerant and deer resistant flowering shrubs. Excellent for cut flowers.