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ABELIOPHYLLUM distichum( Roseum Group)
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What a pretty shrub for early spring! White forsythia is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to Korea. It has arching branches that put forth fragrant, four-petaled, white to faintly pink blooms in late winter to mid spring, prior to the emergence of its glossy, dark blue-green foliage.
A location with full to partial sun and moderately fertile soil is best for white forsythia. It makes a nice addition to a mixed shrub border or foundation plantings. Early in the season, before bloomtime, its stems can be cut and forced to bloom indoors as with true forsythia.
9 - 1
5 - 9
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
Full Sun, Partial Sun
3'-5' / 0.9m - 1.5m (5)
Early Spring, Late Winter
White, Light Pink
Green, Blue Green
Green, Blue Green, Light Yellow
Feature Plant, Foundation, Hedges, Mixed Border
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