Roads, spring, Bussey Hill Road, Forsythia, ca. 1965
Alternate Title: Forsythia bank with Bussey Hill Road in the foreground
Forsythia Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
Forsythia are an early-spring bloom that explodes with color, often in April. Forsythia is named after William Forsyth (1737–1804), the Scottish horticulturalist and a founding member of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Read more about Forsythia in our blog Library Leaves. The Visual Archives at the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library curates many more brilliant Ektachrome color photographs of Forsythia, available online.
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