Hamamelis × intermedia 'Rubin'
witch hazel 'Rubin'
'Rubin' is an upright, rounded deciduous shrub or small tree with broadly oval, wrinkled green leaves that turn shades of yellow and orange in autumn. Slightly scented, ruby-red flowers with narrow, crimped petals are borne on bare branches in late winter and early spring
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
East–facing or South–facing or North–facing or West–facing
- 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 in an open but unexposed site. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk. See hamamelis cultivation for further information
Propagate by grafting in late winter. Budding can be carried out in late summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
Generally pest free
Generally trouble free
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