Forsythia Beatrix Farrand

Welcome Spring with a Cascade of Sunshine Yellow Blooms!

  • No maintenance
  • Stunning as a single plant
  • Plant a hedge for a blanket of Vibrant color!

The Beatrix Farrand Forsythia announces the arrival of spring with a cascade of 2 inch vibrant, yellow flowers that coat each and every branch of this upright, yet weeping shrub. The lovely, flowing habit of this Forsythia makes it unique and an absolute treasure for a cottage, Zen, or rock garden!

No other shrub has this many blooms. From a distance, you would think the flowers are foliage as they literally take over the entire plant! The Beatrix Farrand flowers in late winter to early spring even before its dark green leaves appear. As the flowers come to an end the shape of this shrub and the dense, deep green foliage hold your interest.

Warm-up your landscape with the Beatrix Farrand Forsythia.

Beatrix Farrand Forsythia FAQ

When Should This Shrub Be Pruned?

It is important to prune right after flowers have bloomed because flowers form on old wood.

When Does This Forsythia Bloom?

Enjoy flowering from late winter to early spring.

Where Should I Plant A Beatrix Farrand Forsythia?

This shrub is adaptable to a variety of soils and thrives in full sun to part shade exposure in grow zones 5-8.

Beatrix Farrand Forsythia Care

The Beatrix Farrand Forsythia is an easy to grow shrub that is drought, deer, pollution, and salt tolerant. It rarely has problems with pests and diseases. Plant in full to part sun. This shrub is very adaptable to soil conditions.

Watering

Water deeply 1 – 2 times per week when newly planted. Once established, watering is only needed in periods of severe drought.

Fertilizing

Fertilize once per year in spring to promote the brightest colored flowers. Use a balanced, slow-release fertilizer, like the one we carry.

Maintenance

Prune after blooming is over to control size and shape. It is important to prune right after flowers have bloomed because flowers form on old wood. You can cut back old growth as far back as 4 inches to the ground.

Landscape ideas

Not only does this shrub look great in a mass planting, hedge, or border, it is graceful as alone specimen or focal plant. Plant 4 feet apart for a nice hedge. Use for its rich, sunny color and unique upright, yet cascading habit in a cottage garden or mixed bed.