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12 Plant Varieties and Their Zones

Learn more about these 12 plant varieties and the planting information for the different zones.

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Photo 2 of 12Forsythia viridissima var. koreana 'Kumson' or Variegated Kumson Forsythia can adjust to a variety of soils.

Variegated Kumson Forsythia(2 of 12)

- A deciduous shrub noted for its variegated green/silver leaves and yellow flowers in early spring.
- Plant in full sun.
- Tolerates a wide range of soils, but must be well-drained.
- Height: 5-6 feet
- Width: 5-6 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:

Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in sun. Mulch after first hard frost; protect from salt. Fertilize in spring and again in fall.

Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in sun. Mulch after first hard frost; fertilize in spring and again in fall.

Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in sun. Mulch after first hard frost. Fertilize in spring and again in fall.

Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in sun. Mulch in fall and fertilize in spring and again in fall.

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