What is the scientific name for forsythia?
Forsythia suspensa. Common Name: weeping forsythia. Type: Deciduous shrub. Family: Oleaceae. Native Range: China.
Is forsythia poisonous to humans?
Forsythia is said to be nontoxic to both pets and humans. The petals have a bitter taste that helps to keep animals away. If this issue concerns you, this list of poisonous and non poisonous plants may be useful.
What does forsythia smell like?
White forsythia (Abeliophyllum distichum)
This underappreciated shrub features white to light pink flowers that open up from purple buds in the early spring. The blooms smell of sweet honey almond and should be placed in the background as the plant is not very attractive when not in bloom.