More About Abeliophyllum distichum
- Fragrant white flowers with purple throats
- One of the first shrubs to flower in spring
- Bloom Time: spring
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers full sun but tolerates light shade. Tolerates some drought but not wet conditions. Prune immediately after bloom because flower buds for the following year will form on the current year's growth.
Not a true forsythia, but resembles one in most respects.
White Forsythia Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a well-drained soil. Prune hard soon after flowering to maintain shape and promote flower bud development.