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Forsythia suspensa var. sieboldii

Common Name(s):
Weeping forsythia
Cultivar(s):
Sieboldii
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; stems that touch the ground form roots. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.

Height:
8-10 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, dark green leaves
Flower:
Golden yellow flowers in early spring; not as vivid a display as other forsythias
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers loose soil but will tolerate adverse conditions
Form:
Upright, arching; fountain-like shrub; slender, long-trailing, pendulous stems
Width:
10-15 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1560

Forsythia suspensa var. Sieboldii Forsythia suspensa var. Sieboldii
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Forsythia suspensa var. Sieboldii F. suspensa var. Sieboldii flower detail
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0