Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • witch hazel
  • Eventual height: 4m
  • Eventual spread: 4m

Hamamelis × intermedia 'Diane'

witch hazel

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit
12lt pot (0.8-1m) £99.99
12lt pot (0.8-1m) £99.99
Quantity

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: January to February
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    In winter, this vase-shaped, deciduous shrub has clusters of sweetly scented, rich coppery-red flowers clinging to bare twigs. In autumn, the bright green leaves turn spectacular shades of yellow, orange and red. This award-winning variety of witch hazel is a lovely specimen plant for a sunny winter border or woodland edge. The flowering twigs can be cut to perfume rooms in winter.

  • Garden care: In early spring remove any misplaced, crossing or diseased branches and apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant.

Share

Goes well with...

  • Amelanchier lamarckii
    Amelanchier lamarckii
    £74.99 Buy
  • Cornus alba Sibirica
    Cornus alba 'Sibirica'
    £12.99 £10.39 Buy
  • Cornus sanguinea Midwinter Fire
    Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
    £13.99 Buy