Flowers are borne before the leaves in spring, often profusely. Grow in a shrub border, on a bank, against a wall, or as a specimen plant; they are also useful for hedging.
Botanical Name: Forsythia suspensa
Common Name: Weeping forsythia, Hängende Forsythie
Type: Deciduous shrub
Flower Color: up to 6 yellow flowers 1 - 1 ¼ in. across (2-3cm)
Foliage: Mid to dark green leaves to 4 in (10 cm.) long
Flowering Time: Early and Mid Spring
Plant Height: 10 ft. (3m)
Plant Width: 10 ft. (3m)
Light Requirements: Full Sun or Light Dappled Shade
Water Requirements: Moist
Soil Requirements: Moderately Fertile, well drained soil
USDA Zone: 6-8
AHS Heat Zone: 8-6
Sowing Instructions (Cliff Notes Version): Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn or spring.
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