Hamamelis mollis, Chinese Witch Hazel

Hamamelis mollis

Chinese Witch Hazel
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Origin: East Asia
USDA Zone: 5-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeShadeModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plantFragrant plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Chinese witch hazel, is a beautiful shrub that lights up the winter landscape and perfumes the air with its unmistakable sweet, spicy fragrance. Prefers full shade to full sun; soil should be moist.

Hamamelis x intermedia is a hybrid of garden origin between H. japonica and H. mollis. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise’ is an unusual witch hazel, bearing bright golden flowers that curl up more than other varieties, giving it a more delicate appearance.

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