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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Hiltingbury'
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common name: Witch hazel
synonyms: Hamamelis japonica 'Hiltingbury'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Winter
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Large, spreading shrub. Large deep green leaves with brilliant autumn colours of orange and red. Clusters of spidery, copper-orange flowers suffused with red, produced on the bare branches in winter.
Best in moist, fertile, acid to neutral soil in sun or part shade. Dislikes dry soils. Benefits from a site sheltered from strong winds.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late winter/early spring.
Raised at the Hillier nurseries.