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Forsythia x intermedia

Common Name(s):
Border forsythia
Cultivar(s):
Primulina
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; may develop suckers; prune oldest stems after flowering; rapid growth; many cultivars available

Height:
8-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, medium to dark green leaves; 3-5 in. long; green to yellowish green fall color, sometimes purplish; holds late into fall
Flower:
Pale to deep yellow flowers in early spring; borne on one to two year-old growth
Zones:
6 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers loose soil but will tolerate adverse conditions
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright and arching branches
Width:
10-12 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1563

Forsythia x intermedia F. x intermedia in landscape
Photo by Kingsbrae garden, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Forsythia x intermedia F. x intermedia flowers
Photo by Maja Dumat, CC BY - 2.0
Forsythia x intermedia 'Primulina' F. x intermedia 'Primulina' summer foliage
Photo by Andreasbalzer, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0