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Forsythia ovata 'Ottawa'

More About Forsythia ovata 'Ottawa'

  • Golden-yellow flowers appear before the leaves
  • Green leaves turn to a burgundy-purple in the fall
  • Upright, rounded, vase-shaped
  • Noted for its cold-hardy flower buds
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Ottawa Forsythia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Forsythia tolerate a wide variety of soil types and are grow best in sunny locations. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure next season's show.


Forsythia ovata 'Ottawa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Mounding
Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen

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