Plant Library

Forsythia Meadowlark

Common Name: Forsythia

Botanical Name: Forsythia 'Meadowlark'

Variety: Meadowlark

Blossom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone: 3 to 8

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8-10'

Mature Width: 6-10'

Notes: In collaboration with the Agricultural Experiment Station of North Dakota, South Dakota and the Arnold Arboretum, this hybrid forsythia was developed for the Northern Plains. A shrub with superior flower-bud hardiness and showy, bright yellow spring flowers, its flower buds are hardy to -35°F. It will perform best in full sun