Abeliophyllum distichum 'Roseum'

Pink Forsythia

Leaves and flowers

Leaves and flowers

Family: Oleaceae

Genus: Abeliophyllum

Parent: Abeliophyllum distichum

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 3 to 5' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Fragrant pink flowers in winter to spring, sometimes with a pink tinge to the buds. Does not tolerate wet conditions. Flowers on previous year's growth. Prune after blooming every 3 to 4 years for form. Foliage similar to Abelia. Deer resistant.

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