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Fragrant Winterhazel

Corylopsis spicata

Also known as

Buttercup Hazel, Spike Winter-Hazel, Spike winter hazel, Witch hazel

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

3m

1m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fragrant Winterhazel Overview

This is an open bushy spreading deciduous shrub. It is native to Japan. In the early spring it will bear fragrant yellow flowers with red anthers. The blooms are followed by leathery leaves which are ovate to obovate, veined and hairy.

How to propagate Fragrant Winterhazel

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Fragrant Winterhazel

Specimen, ornamental, hedging, border, fragrance, arrangements.