Hamamelis × intermedia 'Diane'
witch hazel 'Diane'
'Diane' is a broad-crowned, large deciduous shrub of open habit, with broadly oval leaves turning red and yellow in autumn, and deep orange-red flowers in mid and late winter
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
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–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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