Abeliophyllum distichum 'Pink Star'

Pink Star White Forsythia

Categories: Shrubs

The fragrant, blush-pink starry flowers of this handsome 4-5 'shrub bring that touch of early spring that everyone waits all winter for! 

More About Abeliophyllum distichum 'Pink Star'

  • a light pink form of Abeliophyllum (normally white)

A relative of the Forsythia, this is a handsome, deciduous shrub is smothered with small, star-shaped, light pink flowers in late winter and early spring. They have a delicious scent and will fill the surrounding area with their scent.


5-6 ft


3-6 feet

Hardiness Zone:


Abeliophyllum distichum 'Pink Star' Characteristics


  • Fragrant
  • Interesting Bark
  • Specimen
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Exfoilating Bark

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Light Pink


  • Spreading
  • Irregular