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Pink Forsythia

Abeliophyllum distichum 'Roseum'

Clusters of pale pink flowers appear before the leaves providing a beautiful display before most other flowering shrubs. Provide a dark green background for best show in shrub borders or use as an informal hedge. Deciduous.
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Good to grow! 6


Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciational-bee-lee-oh-FY-lum DIS-tik-um
Average Size at MaturityOpen, multi-stemmed shrub with arching branches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom. Prune after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!