Border Forsythia 'Lynwood'

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood' | Also known as: Golden bells week-end 'Lynwood' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Forsythia x intermedia is a wonderful, tall growing shrub that sports arching branches. During the autumn its green leaves turn yellow or purple before shedding for the winter. However, its real crowning glory is its plethora of pale yellow flowers that literally cover the plant during the spring time. It’s a great plant for the beginner or time short gardener, as it requires little skill to successfully cultivate and barely any on-going maintenance. Border Forsythia looks wonderful in virtually any situation, plus it has the advantage that you can take cuttings and place them in flower arrangements.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 2 - 3
Spread [m]
  • 2
Dominant flower colour
  • Yellow
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Yellow-green
Propagation methods
  • semi-ripe cuttings
  • Greenwood cuttings
Growth habit
  • Arching
  • Bushy
  • Narrowly columnar
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z6-9
Heat zone
  • H7-4
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -23 - -1
Heat days
  • 14 - 90
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Shrubs
Grown for
  • Spring colour
Creative category
  • For Beginners
  • Show-offs
  • Neighbour repellant
Garden spaces
  • Walls, trellises and pergolas
  • Specimen
  • Hedges and screens
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 10 years