SHOW OFF® SUGAR BABY®

Forsythia

Forsythia

'NIMBUS'

USPP 23,838; CBR 4608

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  • Spring blooming
  • Deer resistant
  • Shade tolerant
Description

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)
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.