Fingers crossed that this will thrive as beautifully as the gallon container arrived; however, I ONLY buy (a yard full of purchases) from Proven Winners for a reason: They are PROVEN WINNERS! This arrived full in a perfect little filled in shrub shape and has buds ready to bloom!
Flying Machine® Forsythia koreana
- Part Sun to Sun
- Early Spring
This variety is no longer available from Proven Winners®. Alternatives include: Show Off®.
Anything but typical!
It's easy to understand the charm of forsythia: one of the first plants to bloom in spring, cheerful yellow flowers, super easy to grow. If you're looking to add one of these springtime classics to your garden or landscape, consider one out of the ordinary, like Flying Machine. Its golden-orange flowers positively enormous, making for a striking display on the plant. As they age, they spiral to the ground whole, creating a glowing carpet beneath the plant for an extended display you'll look forward to every year. Flying Machine forsythia also shares the outstanding deer resistance and shade tolerance that makes them so versatile and useful.
Top reasons to grow Flying Machine forsythia:
- extra large flowers make for an even showier forsythia
- blooms fall whole, creating a beautiful gold carpet under the plant
- shade tolerant and deer resistantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:60 - 96 InchesSpacing:72 InchesSpread:48 - 72 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SpringBloom Time:Mid SpringHardiness Zones:6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:Cut FlowerUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
This is a very large forsythia that is well suited to landscaping and hedges.Maintenance Notes:
If needed, prune after flowering. Though it is quite shade tolerant, flowers are most abundant with at least some sun each day.Flying Machine® Forsythia koreana 'Sunny'
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Sharon Rhea Ford, South Carolina, United States, 4 years ago