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Forsythia koreana Flying Machine® ('Sunny')

  • »  Extra large flowers make for an even showier forsythia
  • »  Blooms fall whole, creating a beautiful gold carpet under the plant
  • »  Shade tolerant
  • »  Deer resistant

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Anything but typical!

It's easy to understand the charm of forsythia: one of the first plants to bloom in spring, cheerful yellow flowers, super easy to grow. If you're looking to add one of these springtime classics to your garden or landscape, consider one out of the ordinary, like Flying Machine. Its golden-orange flowers are positively enormous, making for a striking display on the plant. As they age, they spiral to the ground whole, creating a glowing carpet beneath the plant for an extended display you'll look forward to every year. Flying Machine forsythia also shares the outstanding deer resistance and shade tolerance that makes them so versatile and useful.

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Maintenance and Care
Mass Planting
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
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Early Spring
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Growing & Maintenance Tips for Forsythia koreana 'Flying Machine®'

Adaptable to any well-drained soil.

Blooms on old wood - prune to shape after flowering. Benefits from rejuvenation every 4-6 years since thick stems do not flower as abundantly as younger growth.

Hedging; also makes an excellent specimen plant for mixed borders and foundations.

One of the most shade tolerant and deer resistant flowering shrubs. Excellent for cut flowers.