Hamamelis x intermedia 'Feuerzauber'
(Witch Hazel) Also known as Hamamelis 'Firecracker', this is a medium sized or eventually large, deciduous shrub with an upright, vase-shaped habit and masses of lightly scented, coppery orange-red flowers in winter. Best flower display in a position with plenty of sun. Grows well in a large container.
Also known as Hamamelis 'Firecracker', this is a medium sized or eventually large, deciduous shrub with an upright, vase-shaped habit and masses of lightly scented, coppery orange-red flowers in winter. The dark green summer leaves have vibrant orange and purple autumn tints before they fall in October.
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.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Hamamelis x intermedia 'Feuerzauber' dislikes shallow, chalk soil and will not grow well in wet or waterlogged conditions.
- Hardiness: Hardy. As a young plant, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Feuerzauber' 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 'Feuerzauber' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large branching shrub with a vase-shaped habit.
- Height: 3 - 3.5 m (10 - 12 ft).
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 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, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Large (3m+), Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Flowers in Winter, Scented, Suitable for Containers, Autumn Colour