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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
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.

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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