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Forsythia suspensa



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Forsythia suspensa
Weeping forsythia

The var. sieboldii of this forsythia has a wide arching habit with long trailing, pendulous branches and early spring yellow flowers. A less useful upright form of this species, var. fortunei, is also present in the trade.

Habit:Rounded to broad-rounded, arching and fountain-like with long slender branches
Size:8 to 10' tall
Color:Medium dark green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 5b USDA
Habitat:China
Family:Oleaceae

 
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