Forsythia x intermedia
- Common Name(s):
- Border forsythia
Drought tolerant; may develop suckers; prune oldest stems after flowering; rapid growth; many cultivars available. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.
- 8-10 ft.
- Opposite, simple, medium to dark green leaves; 3-5 in. long; green to yellowish green fall color, sometimes purplish; holds late into fall
- Pale to deep yellow flowers in early spring; borne on one to two year-old growth
- 6 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; prefers loose soil but will tolerate adverse conditions
- Upright and arching branches
- 10-12 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1563