White Forsythia, Korean Abelialeaf
Multi-stemmed (often straggly) small shrub
Well drained soils, prefers full sun or very light shade
Provides early spring color, best if set off by dark green background
Opposite, simple 2-3.5 inches ovate to elliptic ovate
Buds are imbricate, brown, small with 3 exposed scales, glaborous, form 45 degree angle with stem
.5 inch white or faintly tinged pink, 4 petaled and fragrant.
Two-celled compressed rounded capsules which is winged all the way around
Softwood cuttings, seeds.