This large shrub is grown for its stunning early spring flower display. Its golden flowers are larger than the average forsythia and emerge before the leaves in early spring, brightening the landscape. Its dark green foliage is attractive and turns yellow with some purple highlights in the fall.
It grows 6 feet tall and wide. Prune occasionally to maintain size and shape after flowering.
It will tolerate a wide range of soils and some drought.
This shrub works well as a foundation plant, screen, or hedge.