Forsythia 'Happy Centennial'

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Sponsor

Kindly sponsored by
Monique Gudgeon, Sculpture by the Lakes

Credits

Owen Johnson (2022)

Recommended citation
Johnson, O. (2022), 'Forsythia 'Happy Centennial'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/forsythia/forsythia-happy-centennial/). Accessed 2022-12-01.

Genus

Glossary

hybrid
Plant originating from the cross-fertilisation of genetically distinct individuals (e.g. two species or two subspecies).

Credits

Owen Johnson (2022)

Recommended citation
Johnson, O. (2022), 'Forsythia 'Happy Centennial'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/forsythia/forsythia-happy-centennial/). Accessed 2022-12-01.

USDA Hardiness Zone 3

RHS Hardiness Rating H7

A very hardy hybrid raised at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada, before 1987, its parentage involving Forsythia ovata ‘Ottawa’, F. europaea, and an unknown seedling. It is a dwarf, spreading plant with dark green, untoothed leaves and abundant, slightly fragrant flowers (Dirr 2009).