Hamamelis x intermedia 'Doerak'
(Witch hazel) An unusual and gorgeous cultivar, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Doerak' has perhaps the longest flowering period of any witch hazel and an intense flower colour.
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(Witch hazel) An unusual and gorgeous cultivar, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Doerak' has perhaps the longest flowering period of any witch hazel and an intense flower colour. The flowers appear in mid to late winter and have curled, crimped golden-yellow petals and a delicious, sweet scent. The leaves are an attractive, dark green and tend to stay on the plant when dead for some time into winter.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Hamamelis x intermedia 'Doerak' dislikes shallow, chalk soil and will not grow well in wet or waterlogged conditions.
- Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. As a young plant, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Doerak' 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 'Doerak' grows to be a large branching shrub.
- Height: 3.5 m (12 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.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Acid
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Winter (December - February), Scented, To grow in a pot
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