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Forsythia ovata Ottawa

Ottawa Forsythia

It has a compact, tidy growth habit and is covered with cold hardy, dark yellow blooms two weeks before other forsythia. The green foliage takes on shades of burgundy-purple in the fall.

  • »  Golden-yellow flowers appear before the leaves
  • »  Green leaves turn to a burgundy-purple in the fall
  • »  Upright, rounded, vase-shaped
  • »  Noted for its cold-hardy flower buds
  • »  Bloom Time: Spring

3gal
$36.75
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:125-150 cm
  • Spread:125-150 cm
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
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Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Deciduous
Fall Color
Flowering Time
Early Spring
Habit
Mounding
Spreading
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Border/edging
Ground cover
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Forsythia ovata 'Ottawa'

Forsythia tolerate a wide variety of soil types and are grow best in sunny locations. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure next season's show.