Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise'

x Hamamelis intermedia 'Arnold Promise'

Witch hazel

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: x Hamamelis intermedia 'Arnold Promise'
  • Common name: Witch hazel
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 4m

Spread: 4m

  • Features: Autumn colour, Dramatic foliage, Flowers

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Chinese witch hazels are reliable and colourful winter flowering shrubs, thriving in sun or shade but preferring shelter from strong during the flowering season. The spidery, fragrant and conspicuous blooms grow on bare branches, making Chinese witch hazels perfect for adding winter interest to the garden.

Hamamelis x intermedia is a cross between Chinese witch hazel (Hamamelis mollis) and Japanese witch hazel (Hamamelis japonica). Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise' is an unusual witch hazel, bearing bright golden flowers that curl up more than other varieties, giving it a more delicate appearance.

For best results, grow Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise' in well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun to part shade.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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