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Abeliophyllum distichum

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.

Interesting Notes:

Not a true forsythia, but resembles one in most respects.

 

Zone:

4

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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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.


Abeliophyllum distichum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)