Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'
Available Spring 2018
(Witch Hazel) A fantastic large shrub or eventually very small tree which has long, strongly fragrant, copper-yellow flowers in late winter / early spring.
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Available Spring 2018
(Witch Hazel) 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.
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- 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.
- 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), To grow in a pot, Scented
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