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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'
Witch Hazel

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'
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A fantastic large shrub or eventually very small tree which has long, strongly fragrant, copper-yellow flowers in late winter / early spring. These flowers are similar in appearance to those of Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aphrodite' but differ in that they are a lighter shade of orange. The leaves are dark green in the summer and have excellent orange-yellow or red tints before falling in autumn.

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora' is a vase-shaped, deciduous shrub or very small tree with flowers that give excellent late winter interest. Attractive leaves and  good autumn colour in October.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora' dislikes shallow, chalk soil and will not grow well in wet or waterlogged conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. As a young plant, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora' may require protection from severe, late spring frosts once the young leaves have emerged in spring.
  • Flowering Period: January - March.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora' grows to be a large shrub or very small tree with a vase-shaped habit once established.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft).
    • Spread: 3.5 m (12 ft).
  • Notes: In soils which may become wet in winter, it is a good idea to mound-plant Hamamelis to improve the drainage around the root system.

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