Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
Average shipping height: 1' - 2'
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There’s no better way to welcome the coming of spring than with the profusion of yellow blooms covering graceful, arching branches. The forsythia is a fast-growing, hardy shrub that blooms early — providing a sunny sight before the rest of the landscape greens up. Forsythias make an excellent choice for those wanting a fast-growing flowering hedge.

  • Displays early-blooming yellow flowers
  • Is a fast-growing shrub
  • Works great as a flowering hedge
  • Will be delivered at a height of 1'–2'
The Forsythia Grows in zones 5 - 8

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Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Forsythia x intermedia

Mature Height

8' - 10'

Mature Spread

10' - 12'

Shipping Height

1' - 2'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Silty Loam, Well Drained


The forsythia is named after English horticulturist William Forsythe. It is also called the border forsythia or golden bell. Forsythia x intermedia is a hybrid between F. suspensa and F. viridissima. Many cultivars have been selected from this cross, including dwarf and compact forms.

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