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Forsythia

Phonetic Spelling
for-SITH-ee-a
Description

A genus of flowering shrubs with a variety of species native to China, Japan, and southeast Europe.  They produce beautiful yellow flowers in early spring.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
F. ovata, F. suspensa, F. viridissima, F. x intermedia
Tags:
#deciduous#shrub#yellow flowers#edible flowers#deciduous shrub#flowering shrub#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
F. ovata, F. suspensa, F. viridissima, F. x intermedia
Tags:
#deciduous#shrub#yellow flowers#edible flowers#deciduous shrub#flowering shrub#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Forsythia
    Family:
    Oleaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China, Japan, SE. Europe
    Edibility:
    Only the flowers are edible
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No