Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra'
witch hazel 'Sandra'
'Sandra' is a large deciduous, rounded shrub of open habit with oval leaves opening purplish and turning orange and red in autumn. Flowers small, deep yellow, fragrant, borne 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
South–facing or North–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
Easy to grow in an open but unexposed site. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
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