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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Peel'

Witch hazel

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour

Orange

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

As the name suggests the flowers of hamamelis 'Orange Peel' are deep orange and resemble thin shred of orange rind. It makes a striking plant when in flower and looks particularly good when planted against the bright white stems of ornamental rubus. The leaves also colour well in autumn changing from yellow, through orange to red. An excellent plant for large shrubbery of winter border.

Family: Hamamelidaceae

Genus: Hamamelis

Species: x intermedia

Cultivar: Orange Peel

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Orange

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 400cm

Spread: 400cm


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