Forsythia is one of the first harbingers of spring each year; a blaze of yellow flowers welcomes the season in an eye-catching display. They are widely known for their use as a shrub border, a bank or for hedging. Flowers may be light to deep yellow in color. New cultivars featuring new forms and many more blooms have recently become available; size and flowering is cultivar specific. Place budded cut branches in water to enjoy these spring bloomers in arrangements.
- Sun to Part Sun
- Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil
- Good cut flower
- Plant size, bloom color and arrangement are species and cultivar specific
Landscape features include bright yellow blooms first thing in the spring.