Forsythia viridissima var. koreana 'Kumson'
Common name: 
Kumson Korean Greenstem Forsythia
Pronunciation: 
for-SITH-i-a vir-i-DIS-si-ma
Family: 
Oleaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub, to about 6 ft high and 5 ft wide (1.8 × 1.5 m), arching, purple branches apparent in winter.  Leaves opposite, simple, lanceolate, deep green with clear white-silver venation which may be lost with shade and age.  Flowers perfect, yellow with some green, appear before leaves.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4        
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