Ozark Witch Hazel (Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra') in the Witch Hazels Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Pops open explosively when ripe
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-11-03mature shrub in autumn
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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-03-17mature shrub in bloom
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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-03-17mature shrub in bloom
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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-03-17flowers
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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-03-17branches in bloom
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Location: Jenkins Arboretum in Berwyn, PennsylvaniaDate: 2019-03-17close-up of flowers
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Comments:
Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2019 4:19 PM

The 'Sandra' cultivar has slightly larger flowers than the average Ozark Witchhazel, that are the usual yellow color. The new growth is supposed to have a purplish tinge. The autumn color is a good gold to reddish-orange to plum-red.

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