USPP 23,838; CBR 4608

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  • Spring blooming
  • Deer resistant
  • Shade tolerant

Show Off® Sugar Baby® forsythia is a true miniature selection that delivers more flowers per inch to create an outstanding spring display. A very compact, dwarf plant which provides lots of spring color in a small space and does not require pruning.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 1.5 - 2.5'

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 Specimen plant; rock gardens; mixed borders.

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