Scientific Name: Hamamelis x intermedia
Common Name: hybrid witch hazel
Family Name: Hamamelidaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 4 - 5m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Vase
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Obovate, Ovate, Crenate, Sinuate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Orange, Yellow, Dark-red, Jan-Feb
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Shrub vase-shape/ascending branches; leaves fall colour gold to deep purple-red. Winter ID: buds fuzzy; flowers clusters of buds, or spider-like flowers, yellow, or orange to dark red in Jan-Feb on bare fuzzy stems.