Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme'
witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme'
A spreading deciduous shrub or small tree, with broadly ovate or rounded leaves and fragrant golden-yellow flowers borne in small clusters on the leafless twigs from mid to late winter
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Hamamelis are deciduous shrubs with broadly ovate or rounded leaves, sometimes colouring well in autumn, and fragrant yellow to red flowers with 4 narrow petals, borne on the leafless branches in late winter and early spring, or in autumn
- Name status
How to grow
Easy to grow an acid to neutral, well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
Generally pest free
Coral spot may be a problem
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