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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Yellow
  • Yellow
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Prefers a good, loose soil, but is very adaptable. pH adaptable, air pollution tolerant, withstands city conditions. Pruning is seldom needed; if necessary, prune immediately after flowering. Old stems can be cut to the ground. Fertilize in spring. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Forsythia x intermedia 'Minfor6'
PPAF CBRAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Show Off™ Starlet Forsythia online. is a bright ball of yellow flowers in spring! If your older forsythia takes up too much room and has a weak flower display, try this new, improved variety. It has the same fabulous flower display you get with Show Off forsythia, but in a smaller package. This new dwarf forsythia is a mass of bright yellow spring flowers from base to tip.

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Oleaceae · Common Name: Forsythia

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 6460

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(29 units available now - S)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7483

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(9 units available now - S)

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Best plants I've ever received. They were in excellent condition even after the long trip. Looking forward to ordering again soon.

Continental, OH
November 2016

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