SHOW OFF STARLET®

Forsythia

Forsythia x

'Minfor6'

USPP 24,361

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  • Spring blooming
  • Deer resistant
  • Shade tolerant
Description

Compact forsythia with superior bloom display. Show Off Starlet® forsythia is a beacon of yellow flowers in spring. This compact selection is the ideal alternative to the huge old gangly varieties, and it has the famous dense bloom set as the original Show Off® forsythia.

USDA Zone
5 - 8 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
2 - 3'
Width
2 - 3'
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

Mixed borders; cutting gardens; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips

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