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Abeliophyllum distichum/White Forsythia

Abeliophyllum distichum / Abeliophyllum distichum
Has white forsythia-like flowers in early spring
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Has white forsythia-like flowers in early spring

Interest between white flowers and dark shadows

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Scientific Name: Abeliophyllum distichum
Common Name: White Forsythia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: White, pink tinged, moderately fragrant flowers appear before leaves in spring. Plant is generally multi-stemmed with arching branches. Should be pruned regularly after spring flowering to prevent plant from becoming rangy and unattractive. In cooler parts of growing range, leaves may become purplish in autumn. White forsythia are modeately drought tolerant.