Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Beauty'
(Witch Hazel) This is unusual and relatively new introduction to the United Kingdom has masses numbers of strong orange/yellow flowers in early spring.
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This is unusual and relatively new introduction to the United Kingdom has masses numbers of strong orange-yellow flowers in early spring. This is very similar in appearance to Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena' and has very good autumn colour.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Beauty' dislikes shallow, chalk soil and will not grow well in wet or waterlogged conditions.
- Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. As a young plant, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Beauty' may require protection from severe, late spring frosts once the young leaves have emerged in spring.
- Flowering Period: January - March.
- Flower Colour: Orange-yellow
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Large branching shrub with a goblet-shaped habit once established.
- Height: 3.5 m (12 ft).
- Spread: 3 m (10 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, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Winter (December - February)
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