Chinese syringa

Forsythia viridissima

  • Chinese syringa
  • Chinese syringa
  • Chinese syringa
  • Chinese syringa
  • Flower name
    Chinese syringa
  • Scientific name
    Forsythia viridissima
  • Alias支那連翹, Forsythia viridissima
  • Place of origin China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Chinese syringa

Chinese syringa (Fornathia viridissima) is a deciduous shrub of the genus Forsythia viridissima that is native to China.
The branches stand upright and the flowers and leaves open at the same time. The leaves are opposite to each other, and there are saw blades only at the upper edge of the leaves. A yellow four-petal flower blooms in early spring. The flower pieces are elongated and the flower color is pale yellow.
There are several types of Forsythia, and the representative varieties include F. viridissima and < i class = "linkify icon"> Korean forsythia (Forsythia ovata) , i> Forsythia suspensa
The Korean Rengo (F. ovata) blossoms directly from the branches before the leaves come out (the leaves come out after the flowers), the flower pieces of the corolla are dark yellow and short, and there are serrations throughout the leaf edges. F. suspensa leaves leaves after flowering.
The fruits of autumn contain rutin and are used in folk remedies such as anti-inflammatory, diuretic and detoxification.

Common name: Syren Forsythia, Scientific name: Forsythia viridissima, Origin: China, Tree height: 3 m, Flower color: Light yellow, Flowering time : March to April, flower diameter: 2.5 cm, use: garden trees, hedges, park trees.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Forsythia
  • Species
    F. viridissima
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHardy deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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