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Pink Forsythia, Korean Abelia 'Roseum'

Abeliophyllum distichum

Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abeliophyllum (al-bee-lee-oh-FY-lum) (Info)
Species: distichum (DIS-tik-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Roseum

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bear, Delaware

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Grand Haven, Michigan

Fairport, New York

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Leesburg, Virginia

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 21, 2017, nothingfails from YAMBOL EAST THRACE,
Bulgaria (Zone 7b) wrote:

This disappointing. Waste of money and space. The bush is fragile and branches break easily, esp under snow, grows in an ugly shape. Bought it fir scent but it turns out to have the common Spring scent of gawthorn or cherry, nice but nothing outstanding. Plus blossoms fade away to quickly.

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