The Lynwood Gold Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood Gold’ is an old time favorite with an upright spreading habit and big yellow flowers up the entire length of stem. It is one of the best and most reliable of forsythias. The flowering stems appear as deep golden wands in April. ‘Lynwood Gold’ is a dense growing plant with an upright habit. Forsythia is excellent for hedging fast growing and tolerant of moist soils. ‘Lynwood Gold’ grows 6 to 8 feet tall and wide and does best in sun to light shade.