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Abeliophyllum distichumWhite Forsythia

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Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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Starry white blooms

Fills the cold winter air with a beautiful fragrance

Unusual and rarely seen

1 x 3.6 litre potted abeliophyllum plant £16.99 Despatch: within 7 days
2 x 3.6 litre potted abeliophyllum plants £25.99 Despatch: within 7 days
1 x 10 litre potted abeliophyllum plant £29.99 Despatch: within 7 days
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Reviews Video
Abeliophyllum distichum is sure to be the talking point of any garden, be it a cottage, exotic or scented setting. The unusual hardy shrub provides year-round interest, beginning in February when it produces pure white flowers. These blooms exude a sweet fragrance, which is sure to bring joy to even the dullest of winter days. In the summer, this White Forsythia's understated, green foliage looks great when grown up walls or fences, although its open growth also makes for a good specimen plant. The deciduous shrub comes into its own in the autumn, when its leaves take on a rich, purple colour before shedding in order to begin their captivating cycle again in the spring. Height: 1.5m (4'11"); Spread: 1.5m (4'11").

Walls And Fences, Cottage Gardens, Scented Gardens, Exotic Garden, Specimen Plant


Full sun

Up to 150cm (59.1in)

Up to 150cm (59.1in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

1 x 3.6 litre potted abeliophyllum plant (66048)
2 x 3.6 litre potted abeliophyllum plants (T66540P)
1 x 10 litre potted abeliophyllum plant (KB2873)

Flowering Months
Feed and water Abeliophyllum plants regularly until fully established. After flowering, prune all stems back to strong buds close to the base of the plant. Wall trained plants should be cut back to a permanent framework of stems.
Grow Abeliophyllum in fertile, well drained soil. Choose a position in full sun. Whiute Forsythia may be grown as a free standing specimen or trained as a wall shrub.


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