Forsythia x intermedia ‘Spectabilis’

Forsythia x intermedia 'Spectabilis'

Saved from bin. Planted behind large birch (bird feeder), in 2006.
Update: 2008 added to site

Border Forsythia

Family: Oleaceae

Genus: Forsythia

Species: x intermedia

Cultivar: Spectabilis

Type: Shrub

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) - 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 5a to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Bloom Color: Bright Yellow

Foliage: Decidious

Soil pH from: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Soil pH to: 7.1 to 7.5 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods: From semi-hardwood cuttings From hardwood cuttings

Seed: N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Otherdetails: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Flowers are good for cutting

Planted: 2006

Updated: 2008

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