I'm working with one I got from the wholesale nursery I used to work at, that has great fall color....goes from green...to gold...to what I call Merlot....have pics if you'like to see....firstname.lastname@example.org
Show Off® Sugar Baby® Forsythia x
- Part Sun to 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).
Bright yellow early spring flowers. Dwarf habit. Outstanding flower display. Deer resistant.Erosion ControlResists:DeerSmall or Miniature
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:18 - 30 InchesSpacing:24 - 30 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SpringBloom Time:Mid SpringBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Specimen plant; mixed borders.Maintenance Notes:
Prefers a good, loose soil, but is very adaptable. pH adaptable, air pollution tolerant, withstands city conditions. Does not need heavy pruning. Pruning is best done immediately after flowering. Old stems can be cut to the ground. Fertilize in spring.
Tiny plant, big color!
This miniature, upright selection delivers more flowers per inch to create an outstanding spring display. A very compact, dwarf plant which provides lots of spring color in a small space.
Note: this cultivar reaches a maximum height of 2.5'.Show Off® Sugar Baby® Forsythia x 'NIMBUS' USPP 23,838, Can 4,608
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Mark D. Scherer, Kentucky, United States, 4 years ago
Planted springof 2016 and it grew well in a hot, dry summer with weekly watering. Pretty poor soil conditions too. Didn't do much this first year, but it survived. And that says a lot for the area I planted it in. Can't wait to see it next spring.Lisa, Missouri, United States, 5 years ago