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Corylopsis sinensis var. calvescens f. veitchiana
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common name: Fragrant Winterhazel, Buttercup hazel
synonyms: Corylopsis veitchiana
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
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.
Introduced from China around 1900 by Ernest Wilson.