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Redbuds, tulips and forsythia have yet to appear this spring, but that’s not holding back the arrival of the art fairs metro Detroiters love.
That would suggest it’s a nice place, a wonderful place in fact, bursting with Golden Bells, which are a fancy type of forsythia.
However, do not prune shrubs that will bloom this spring, including azaleas, forsythia, pieris and camellias.
Visitors can also buy bundles of branches cut from the yellow flowering Mai tree (also called Japanese apricot or Japanese forsythia), which the Vietnamese bring indoors for good luck.
Another garden aspect new residents should be aware of include watching for blossoming of forsythia.
Look to crabapples, flowering currant, elderberry, huckleberry, forsythia, Pieris and Oregon grape.
After moving around the Baltimore area, the family settled in Timonium, in a house on Hunters Ridge Road covered in forsythia.
Plants especially susceptible to fasciation include ferns, willow trees, delphiniums, foxgloves, forsythia, euphorbias, lilies, primulas and verbascums such as the mullein.
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Origin and Etymology of forsythia
First Known Use: circa 1814See Words from the same year
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Definition of forsythia for English Language Learners
: a type of bush that produces bright yellow flowers in the early spring
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