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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
forsythia 'Lynwood Variety'
Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood' Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood Gold'
Forsythia 'Lynwood Gold'
Forsythia are deciduous shrubs with simple, occasionally lobed, leaves and short tubular yellow flowers with 4 spreading lobes, borne profusely before the leaves in spring
'Lynwood Variety' is a vigorous medium-sized deciduous shrub, upright in growth, with narrowly ovate or sometimes trifoliate leaves. Flowers relatively large, bright yellow, in early spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 2
Pests Bullfinches eat the flower buds; also gets capsid bug
Prone to galls
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forsythia 'Lynwood Variety'
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