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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' (Witch Hazel)

Witch Hazel 'Pallida', Hamamelis Mollis 'Pallida'


Noted for its abundant flowering, the quality of its foliage, and its pleasant fall colors, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' (Witch Hazel) is one of the most popular hybrid Witch Hazels and one of the finest winter-flowering shrubs. Hardy, this medium to large, vase-shaped, deciduous shrub features dense clusters of sweetly and strongly scented, bright sulfur-yellow flowers in late winter. Each frost-proof flower consists of 4 narrow, curled, and crinkled, strap-shaped petals with red-purple calyces. Standing out well from a distance, the ascending branches of this Witch Hazel are clothed with broad oval green leaves which turn eye-catching shades of yellow in fall.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society and winner of the Cary Award, which recognizes plants that are particularly adequate for New England, offer superior landscape appeal and are winter hardy and pest resistant. 
  • Grows up to 9-12 ft. tall and wide (270-360 cm)
  • A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Prefers organically rich, moist, acidic soils. Best flowering in full sun. Consistent moisture is best.
  • Mass in mixed shrub borders for dramatic winter blooms. Great flowering shrub for cottage gardens, woodland gardens, or as a screen and hedge. Perfect as a specimen plant.
  • Low maintenance, this plant is deer resistant. Keep an eye out for coral spot.
  • Promptly remove any suckers to prevent spread.
  • Prune in spring after flowering to control shape and size.
  • Propagate by grafting.
  • Hamamelis x intermedia is a hybrid of garden origin between Hamamelis japonica and Hamamelis mollis.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Hamamelis - Witch Hazels
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Fall
Winter
Height 9' – 12' (270cm – 3.6m)
Spread 9' – 12' (270cm – 3.6m)
Spacing 108" – 144" (270cm – 360cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Hamamelis - Witch Hazels
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Fall
Winter
Height 9' – 12' (270cm – 3.6m)
Spread 9' – 12' (270cm – 3.6m)
Spacing 108" – 144" (270cm – 360cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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