Forsythia bank with Bussey Hill Road in the foreground, 1965

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 20, 2017

Forsythia bank with Bussey Hill Road in the foreground, 1965

Forsythia bank with Bussey Hill Road in the foreground

Roads, spring, Bussey Hill Road, Forsythia, ca. 1965 Alternate Title: Forsythia bank with Bussey Hill Road in the foreground Photographer unknown Forsythia Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1965 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Forsythia are an early-spring bloom that explodes with color, often […]

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Early spring flowering with Forsythia

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 10, 2017

Early spring flowering with Forsythia

Forsythia by Blanche Ames Ames

April is the perfect month to catch the bright flowering of Forsythia in our Living Collections. Spring is manifest in these golden, deciduous shrubs, and the Visual Archives at the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library curates brilliant Ektachrome color photographs of Forsythia, available online. Forsythia is named after William Forsyth (1737–1804), the Scottish horticulturalist and a […]

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