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- Benchcard: Show Off Starlet™ Forsythia Benchcard
- Plant of the Week: Plant of the Week April 9, 2020
- Tag: Show Off Starlet™ Forsythia Tag
- Plant of the Week: Plant of the Week April 18, 2019: Show Off® Forsythia
- Spec Sheet: Show Off® Forsythia Series Spec Sheet
- Grower Sheet: Show Off Starlet™ Forsythia Grower Sheet
Meet the Breeder
SHOW OFF STARLET®
- Spring blooming
- Deer resistant
- Shade tolerant
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)
- Full sun, Part sun
- 2 - 3'
- 2 - 3'
- Finish Time
- 1 season
- Bloom Time
- Flower Color
- Foliage Color
- Liner Sizes
- 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn
SoilAdaptable to any well-drained soil.
PruningBlooms 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.
UsesMixed borders; cutting gardens; foundation plantings.
Growing TipsOne of the most shade tolerant and deer resistant flowering shrubs. Excellent for cut flowers.
Filters: Botanical genus: Forsythia, Common name: Forsythia, Retail program: Proven Winners® ColorChoice®, USDA Zone 5, USDA Zone 6, USDA Zone 7, USDA Zone 8, Exposure: Full sun, Exposure: Part sun, Bloom time: Spring, Yellow flowers, Green foliage