Weeping Forsythia, Forsythia suspensa var. sieboldii, is an early spring blooming shrub with bright yellow flowers on widely arching branches. Its yellow flowers appear before the leaves. It is an excellent plant to grow as a bank cover because of its upright, arching form. Weeping Forsythia has a clean, green summer foliage with a weeping growth habit. The best growing area is in full sun with any reasonable soil, and it tolerates city conditions. Weeping Forsythia transplants well and grows rapidly. This Forsythia is useful on banks because the branches root where they touch the ground. It is a deciduous shrub..
Bright Yellow Show in a Small SpaceAfter a long, gray winter your soul craves spring flowers, doesn’t it? Sometimes, though, all of the rosy pink and pale lavender flowers so common this time of year don’t cut it. What you want is an EXPLOSION of eye-shocking color. Forsythia Show Off (Forsythia mindia) will be like fireworks in your spring garden.Show Off is definitely not your typical forsythia! This petite plant is absolutely covered from the ground to the tips of every stem with sunshine-yellow flowers. Other forsythia varieties, though they may get bigger, can often get a little shaggy and become the victims of bad pruning. Show Off stays wonderfully small, so there is no need to prune it. You can have a nice, tight, compact forsythia hedge without the usual work!The dark green foliage that follows the flowers stays plush all summer. Growing a little wider than it is tall, this makes for a nice hedgerow when planted in multiples. These little gems are really versatile, too. You can grow them in pots on a sunny deck or as shots of color in your spring borders. Despite the name, this plant isn’t a diva. Forsythia Show Off will reward you with years of well-mannered beauty. Order yours now, so you don’t miss the spring show!* Yellow blooms on upright branches* Deep green leaves* 5 to 6 feet tall* Spreads 5 to 6 feet wide.
Burst of Yellow Announces SpringThe Forsythia ‘Meadowlark’, Forsythia x ‘Meadowlark’ is noted for the cold-hardiness of its buds and its blooming ability in exposure to temperatures that are below-zero.This fast growing deciduous shrub produces bright yellow flowers. These soft yellow flowers line arching branches in April which creates a 10-foot waterfall of glowing color in early spring before most plants are blooming. It is a true harbinger of spring!It grows best in full sun and is adaptable to soil types. It is a fast grower and can be pruned to any desired size.If you need a hardy plant and live in a cold climate, this is the one for you! According to a North Dakota State the Meadowlark was the hardiest of all forsythias tested!The Meadowlark is a very dense shrub and it provides cover wildlife! It performs best in soils with a pH of 5.5 to 8.0.* Zones 3-8* Cold Hardy* Profusion of Yellow Blooms in Early Spring* Vigorous Growth.
Compact Forsythia with Superior ColorFiesta Forsythia is a deciduous shrub with variegated foliage. These are great border or foundation plants, but would look especially spectacular planted en mass on a slope or in a naturalized area of your landscape.The unique coloring of the Fiesta is sure to shine in your garden! Its foliage has creamy/gold centers bordered with vibrant green. Each leaf clings to a red stem, which will particularly draw your eye to this Forsythia’s natural beauty. The highly-variegated foliage is certainly enough to recommend this exceptionally lovely Forsythia for your home, but it has even more remarkable features! The spring brings bright yellow, 4-peteled flowers that arrive so early that even the foliage hasn’t yet appeared. It’s also a compact plant, requiring little room and hardy enough to necessitate little care. It’s quite simply a tuff little plant with a lot to offer!Fiesta Forsythia will grow to about 6 feet in height and 5 feet wide. It’s a vigorous grower that’s tolerant of a variety of conditions, including urban settings. There are no serious insect or disease issues to be concerned with and even deer tend to leave it alone.There are several Forsythia varieties to choose from, but for a hardy plant that remains small and compact, while still offering superior color, Fiesta Forsythia is certainly a fine choice.* Variegated foliage * Spring flowers * Compact .
Spring Glory Forsythia, Forsythia x intermedia ‘Spring Glory’, has large pale-yellow flowers that heavily cover the branches in early spring before the foliage appears.This showy rounded shrub explodes in brilliant masses of flowers, so use as a background shrub or as a feature in the perennial garden.The dark green summer foliage develops a yellow fall color. Spring Glory is upright in form with arching branches. It prefers full sun with some partial shade with moist, well-drained soils, but is very adaptable to poor or rocky soils and pollution.This makes it very urban tolerant. Since it is an upright grower, it would be an excellent screen. Spring Glory is a moderate grower to 8 feet tall, 6 feet wide. It is deer resistant and extremely hardy.* Zones 4-8* Large Flowers!.
The Northern Sun Forsythia-Tree form, Forsythia ‘Northern Sun’, is a hardy Forsythia with huge bright yellow flowers that are 3/4″ wide and 1″ in length and show up in late April before the foliage. The medium green foliage, on arching branches, is attractive all season. This tree form Forsythia makes a great vertical accent in a border or as a foundation plant. A vigorous grower, it is adapted to a wide range of soils and has no serious pests. Renewal pruning is useful to keep the plant shorter and more compact. It is best planted in full sun to encourage free flowering. Northern Sun Forsythia is specifically recommended for landscape use in Minnesota and other northern areas where common Forsythias are not reliably hardy. This tree form will positively live and bloom in spite of howling winter winds, ice, and snow!* Yellow flowers* Survives in the north* Vigorous grower .
White Forsythia, abeliophyllum distichum, is one of the earliest plants to bloom in spring with fragrant white, trumpet-shaped flowers. It is grown primarily for its very early, often profuse, spring bloom. This Forsythia forms a rounded shape with arching branches at maturity, and looks great planted in masses. The dark green summer foliage has a muted purple fall color. These late winter flowers can be showy despite their small size, since there are not yet leaves to hide them. The little blooms can occur in racemes of three to fifteen. You can bring some branches inside in February for earlier bloom. It has moderate growth rate to four or five feet high and wide. In the northwest it wants full sun, but can tolerate partial shade. Inland or further south it would want partial sun to partial shade. It’s fairly low-maintenance just so long as it gets medium watering. It is not fussy about soil conditions but will not do well in a droughty spot. You can bring branches inside in February for earlier bloom..
Northern Sun Forsythia, Forsythia ‘Northern Sun’, is a hardy Forsythia with huge, bright, spectacular yellow flowers in early spring before the foliage appears. This upright grower has medium green foliage on arching branches and is excellent as a border, screen or bank plant. It is specifically recommended for landscape use in northern areas where common Forsythias are not reliably hardy. Pruning is useful to keep the plant shorter and more compact. Northern Sun needs approximately one third of the older stems removed immediately following bloom to encourage the growth of new shoots from the base. The shrub is adaptable to a wide range of soils and has no serious pests or diseases. Plants should receive full sun to encourage more blossoms. It grows 8 to10 feet with a width of 7 to 9 feet..
More flowers per square inch! Show Off Sugar Baby Forsythia is not your grandma’s forsythia! This sweet little plant is completely covered from the ground to the tips of each stem with amazing sunshine-yellow flowers – more flowers per square inch than any other forsythia on the market today! After a long winter you just can’t wait for spring to come. You want it come with a blast, too. Well, Forsythia Show Off Sugar Baby (Forsythia x Nimbus) is a tiny plant with big blast of spring color.There are other forsythia varieties that will get bigger, but naturally miniature Show Off Sugar Baby stays perfectly small (only 18” to 30” tall), so there is no need to prune it and it will fit into just about any garden space. It excels in containers, especially when underplanted with evergreens or other low growing spring bloomers. Interplant it in your spring border for bold shots of color.Even though the unforgettable flower show is limited to spring, the dark green foliage stays lush all summer. These easy care native plants adapt to just about any garden situation, but are really great in woodland gardens and on slopes. Show Off Sugar Baby is certainly a show off, but it’s not a diva. It will reward you with years of bright color without a lot of work. Order yours now and don’t miss the spring show!* Yellow blooms on upright branches* Deep green leaves* Naturally miniature* More flowers per square inch than other forsythia.
Northern Gold Forsythia, Forsythia ‘Northern Gold’, is an upright growing shrub that produces its showy golden yellow flowers in early spring with spectacular flower color and bud hardiness.It’s beautiful dark green summer foliage creates an outstanding plant that is reliably hardy in the North. So you in the northern zones can now have these harbingers of spring grace your landscapes!Northern Gold requires full sun, decent soil and lots of room to grow. They can be successfully used as solitary accents, in groups of three, or massed together as a tall hedge or barrier.Place them in the landscape where they will command attention with their golden flowers. Prune after flowering to maintain a better form and shape. It grows 6 to 8 feet and has a width of 5 to 7 feet.* Zones 3-8* Great as a hedge!.
Compact Shrub with an Explosion of Bright Gold in Early SpringGardeners who look forward to early spring color will absolutely love this plant. Your Show Off Starlet Forsythia makes a great choice for an accent plant in mixed borders or foundation plantings!Early spring brings a bright gold profusion of 4 petalled blooms from tip to stem. Butterflies love them. Show Off Starlet has a nice and tidy compact, upright habit. It matures to 3 feet tall with a spread of 4 feet wide. It has dark green lance shaped leaves that turn bronze in autumm. Show Off Starlet is air pollution tolerant, along with being deer resistant. It prefers a good, loose soil and is very adaptable. Prune after flowering if needed. If you wish to maintain a smaller plant, remove a few of the oldest stems at ground level. It may be trimmed back to the ground if desired.For a dazzling early spring display in a compact shrub, you can’t go wrong with the Show Off Starlet Forsythia!* Profuse Blooms in Early Spring* Upright Stems* Deer Resistant.
The New Hampshire Gold Forsythia, Forsythia x ‘New Hampshire Gold’, was developed in New Hampshire, and is an excellent cold hardy selection.The best way to insure a good flower show is to plant this cold hardy cultivar, especially if you live in a particularly cold, windswept area. Its habit is drooping and mounded.’New Hampshire Gold’ is a deciduous shrub noted for its colorful yellow spring flowers appearing before the foliage. The foliage is a handsome maroon color.All it requires is a sunny area and well-drained soil. It’s also a very easy plant to grow and transplants well. It is important to prune forsythia after it blooms.Forsythia, like other early blooming shrubs, develop their flower buds during the summer and fall of the previous year. ‘New Hampshire Gold’s height is a bit shorter than others.* Maroon Foliage!.
Gold Cluster™ Forsythia, Forsythia ‘Courtaneur’, displays an abundance of light yellow spring flowers and its deep green foliage is lush all summer, then turns burgundy in fall. Its naturally compact form keeps pruning to a minimum. It is ideal for urban gardens and low hedges. Gold Cluster’s more compact form is a problem solver for small gardens. It certainly brightens up front yard foundation planting. It is a deciduous shrub that needs full sun. It is fast growing to a height of 5 feet tall and wide. So these early spring blooms provide welcome color to the late winter landscape–a must for early interest in mixed shrub borders..
Exceptional Variegated FoliageCitrus Swizzle Forsythia is a dwarf shrub with lively foliage. These would be an eye-catching display as a mass planting, or plant one here-and-there for some tiny splashes of color throughout your yard. These would also be terrific for edging along your flower garden or shrub border.Unlike a lot of plants that are grown primarily for their flowers, your Citrus Swizzle is prized for its showy foliage. Tiny, yellow flowers bloom in spring, but will likely go unnoticed as you enjoy the developing color of the leaves. Emerging as an engaging chartreuse in spring, the serrated, elliptic leaves begin with a lime green center that slowly transitions to a creamy white, and finally to white. As autumn arrives, Citrus Swizzle’s colorful foliage slowly transforms to burgundy hues.Citrus Swizzle Forsythia will grow up to 2 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a multi-stemmed, mounded form. This shrub doesn’t really have any negative characteristics and even deer tend to pass it by. It fills out right to the ground and has a naturally pleasing shape so you don’t have to fuss with it unless you want to. Citrus Swizzle prefers full sun, but is adaptable and will even do well in urban conditions. Under ideal conditions, it can live up to 40 years. With Citrus Swizzle Forsythia you don’t have to wait for a display of flowers to draw your eye. Plant one today and you can be assured of showy foliage to enhance your landscape spring through fall.* Decorative, color-changing foliage * Spring flowers * Dwarf size * Hardy.
Profuse Blooms on Dwarf ForsythiaArnold Dwarf Forsythia, Forsythia ‘Arnold Dwarf’, is an excellent dwarf groundcover type shrub. It flowers profusely in early spring before the leaves appear.The dark green summer foliage develops a bronze-green fall color. Arnold is a smaller size forsythia that provides both late winter color in the landscape and cut branches for indoor bloom when flowers are scarce.It tolerates most soils and prefers full sun for best bloom, but will tolerate partial shade. If allowed to arch to ground, the branches will root and spread.Forsythia makes excellent erosion control, especially on slopes. To keep in its smallest form, trim to ground after bloom to encourage new growth and more flowers the next year.A moderately fast grower, this makes a desirable border shrub in the landscape. This excellent groundcover, rerooting as it spreads, matures at a height of 3 feet with a spread of 7 feet wide.Plant in full sun in moist, well-drained soil. This plant can be grown in a container!* Yellow Blooms in Early Spring* Rooting Groundcover* Bronze Foliage in Autumn.