Witch Hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane') in the Witch Hazels Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 12 feet
Plant Spread: 12 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Pops open explosively when ripe
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control

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Hamamelis virginiana and Other Witch HazelsHamamelis virginiana and Other Witch Hazels
November 23, 2014

Hamamelis virginiana is a most remarkable plant native to north America. It is also known as common or American witch hazel. It is always in use as a true medicinal plant and it is a plant of great ornamental beauty. Hamamelis vernalis, or the Ozark Witch Hazel, is native to Central America. Hamamelis ovalis, or Leonard's Witch Hazel, was only found in 2004 and although an American native is new to science.

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