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botanical name:
Corylopsis sinensis var. calvescens f. veitchiana
Corylopsis sinensis var. calvescens f. veitchiana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Fragrant Winterhazel, Buttercup hazel
synonyms:  Corylopsis veitchiana
family:  Hamamelidaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 4.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Upright habit. Elongated oblong-elliptic, toothed, bright green leaves, purplish when young. Pendant racemes of yellow flowers with brick red anthers, in early spring just before the leaves.

cultivation:
Fertile, moist, well drained acid or neutral soil. Prefers part shade.

other notes:
Introduced from China around 1900 by Ernest Wilson.
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