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Commonly known as White forsythia
Scented star-shaped flowers, white, flushed pink, produced on bare stems in February
Good to know - Can grow taller when trained against a wall.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of Origin - Korea.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Height - 1.5m (5ft)
Spread - 1.5m (5ft),
Deciduous - opposite, oval, matt, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) often turning purple in autumn.
Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open, spreading shrub. Produces small, 4-petalled flowers in long, axillary racemes.
Against a wall - makes a good specimen when trained against a warm wall.
fertile well drained soil
Shrubs - Care Guide
Buy Varieties of ABELIOPHYLLUM distichum
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5