Spring Fling Forsythia

Forsythia 'UMNFOR01' PPAF

A beacon of spring, forsythia are known for their brilliant explosion of colorful flowers early in the season. Spring Fling Forsythia does just that, bringing the garden to life with profuse yellow blooms to the tips of each stem. Maturing to 5-6′ tall and wide, Spring Fling can be a back-of-border focal point in spring , create a beautiful hedge, or serve as a foundational anchor at the corner of your home. Growing best in full sun, Spring Fling Forsythia is not picky about soil type and can be planted most anywhere you need a pop of early-season flowers.

  • Height


  • Width


  • Exposure

    Full Sun

  • Hardiness Zone


  • Heat Zone


  • Shape


  • Flower Color


  • Foliage

    Bright Green

Bonus Attributes

  • Deer Resistant icon

    Deer Resistant

  • Good for Cut Flowers icon

    Good for Cut Flowers

Caring Tips

  • pruning

    Spring After Flower

  • watering

    Low To Medium

  • fertilizing


Watering Distilyium with watering can

Know your zone

Zone Hardiness Map

The colored areas show where this plant thrives. Knowing this will help you select the most appropriate plants for your zone.