Hamamelis × intermedia 'Vesna'
witch hazel 'Vesna'
A large, upright, deciduous shrub with broadly oval leaves producing good red, orange and yellow autumn colour. The large, deeply fragrant flowers in winter and early spring have hanging, deep orange-yellow petals flushed red at the base
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
|Orange Red Yellow
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or West–facing or East–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
Best in an open, sunny spot, avoiding exposed or windy positions, with well-drained, humus-rich, acid or neutral soil. See hamamelis cultivation
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
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