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More flowers per square inch! 

Show Off Sugar Baby Forsythia is not your grandma’s forsythia! This sweet little plant is completely covered from the ground to the tips of each stem with amazing sunshine-yellow flowers – more flowers per square inch than any other forsythia on the market today!

After a long winter you just can’t wait for spring to come. You want it come with a blast, too. Well, Forsythia Show Off Sugar Baby (Forsythia x Nimbus) is a tiny plant with big blast of spring color.

There are other forsythia varieties that will get bigger, but naturally miniature Show Off Sugar Baby stays perfectly small (only 18” to 30” tall), so there is no need to prune it and it will fit into just about any garden space. It excels in containers, especially when underplanted with evergreens or other low growing spring bloomers. Interplant it in your spring border for bold shots of color.

Even though the unforgettable flower show is limited to spring, the dark green foliage stays lush all summer.

These easy care native plants adapt to just about any garden situation, but are really great in woodland gardens and on slopes.

Show Off Sugar Baby is certainly a show off, but it’s not a diva. It will reward you with years of bright color without a lot of work. Order yours now and don’t miss the spring show!

* Yellow blooms on upright branches
* Deep green leaves
* Naturally miniature
* More flowers per square inch than other forsythia

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Forsythia Show off Sugar Baby Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Forsythia SHOW OFF 'NIMBUS'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 1 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 1 - 4 feet
Soil Type Any good loose soil
Moisture Water to establish and when needed during dry periods
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Bright yellow
Foliage Color Dark green
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple