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Flying Machine Forsythia

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 6-8
  • Height 5-8 Feet Tall
  • Spread 4-6 Feet Wide

The Flying Machine Forsythia is cheerful and charming deciduous. It has early bloom time, bright color, and easy maintenance will have you in awe. To add to its whimsical nature, it produces large, happy, yellow flowers that fall to the ground whole, creating a glowing, golden carpet. If that’s not enough it is also tolerant to shade and deer resistant.

The foliage of the Flying Machine Forsythia is a deep green. The bright gold-yellow flowers it produces bloom in early spring and grow along its branches. The Flying Machine has a height of sixty to ninety-six inches and a spread of forty-eight to seventy-two inches. This Forsythia makes a beautiful focal point, add cut flowers to any bouquet, great as a border plant, in landscape planting, and does well with mass planting. This forsythia is large and works well for hedges.

Flying Machine Forsythia Care

Pruning Flying Machine Forsythia should be done in early summer after flowering. Trim away dead branches anytime during the year. It has average water needs, and it requires average soil. The Flying Machine is shade tolerant, but for best flowering results, plant in full sun to part shade.

Flying Machine Forsythia Spacing

The Flying Machine Forsythia grows to be 60-96 inches. To ensure the health of the plant, spacing for the Flying Machine Forsythia should be at least 72 inches, center on center.

Flying Machine Forsythia Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Tall
Height: 5-8 Feet
Spread: 4-6 Feet
Spacing: 6 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: Old Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Flying Machine Forsythia koreana 'Sunny'
Common Name: Flying Machine Forsythia
Other Name(s): Gaenari; Korean Goldenbell Tree
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Drought Tolerant: No
Features: Extra Large Flowers; Deer Resistant

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.