Plants By Type
Forsythia is a hardy, deciduous shrub, which displays beautiful, bright yellow color every spring. Forsythia is an excellent choice for those in more southern areas. Forsythia features many long, woody branches, which make for a more artistic and rambling bush than more staid examples such as boxwood or privet. However, forsythia bushes are just as effective as a lush privacy shrub. This is a beautiful variety of shrub to plant in gardens, natural areas and also on lawns. They can grow to become very large as they can be as tall as ten feet tall and also a few feet wide if left untrimmed. They grow around two feet each year and is great to supply lots of gorgeous color to all areas where it grows. They like to be grown in full sun but can also withstand partially shaded areas. They love to be in moist and well-drained soils and do very well when planted in climate zones four through nine. These are a great choice for homeowners and landscapers as they are very easy to grow and care for. They can also be trimmed and kept neat looking and also kept to the desired height that a homeowner would like. They are amazing and adds a gorgeous look as they are in bloom during the summer. It is covered with small tiny yellow flowers in the spring and early summer. These shrubs also bring color in the fall as the leaves change to a yellow in color and then to a burgundy as the season's change.