Belonging to the Forsythia genus, Forsythia has a botanical name of Forsythia x intermedia. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Canary yellow. Forsythia grows as a deciduous and is a flowering ornamental / flower. Being a Deciduous plant, it will shed its leaves annually. Normally growing to a mature height of 1.50 metres (4.88 feet), Forsythia grows with a bushy habit. This plant tends to bloom in early spring. Try planting Forsythia if you'd like to attract butterflies and bees to your garden. Some varieties of Forsythia you may like to consider growing are: Lynwood Gold, New Hampshire Gold, Kusma, Golden bell, and Spectabilis.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Forsythia is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Forsythia so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Forsythia so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Forsythia plants:
Forsythia was named after William Forsyth (1737–1804) a Scottish botanist who was royal head gardener and a founding member of the Royal Horticultural Society. He is a direct male ancestor of the British entertainer Bruce Forsyth (b 1928).1
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