Forsythia x intermedia ‘Spectabilis’ is a vigorous variety, bearing masses of deep yellow blooms on bare stems, from early to mid-spring.
Plant in sun or partial shade, ideally in moist but well drained soil. For the best blooms, cut branches back to a pair of strong buds just after flowering.
Site: Tolerates inland exposure
Soil: Any well-drained soil, preferably moist
Position: Full sun or light shade
Season of interest: Spring
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height: 10’ (3m) Spread: 6’ (1.8m) after 5-10 years