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Similar but less problematic plants:
Corylopsis spicata Corylopsis spicata
Corylopsis pauciflora is often confused with:
Corylopsis glabrescens leaves
Corylopsis spicata Corylopsis spicata
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Corylopsis glabrescens leaves
Gelsemium sempervirens Gelsemium sempervirens
Tilia tomentosa Tilia tomentosa

Corylopsis pauciflora

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Corylopsis matsudae
Phonetic Spelling
kor-i-LOP-sis
Description

A  spreading, dense, mounding multi-stemmed shrub.  It prefers partial shade, acidic, moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. The leaf margins burn in full sun and wind; not as hardy as C. spicata

 

 

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#butterflies#deciduous#yellow#birds#slow growing#yellow flowers#winter interest#broadleaf#multistemmed#dense#buttery#early spring flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#butterflies#deciduous#yellow#birds#slow growing#yellow flowers#winter interest#broadleaf#multistemmed#dense#buttery#early spring flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Corylopsis
    Species:
    pauciflora
    Family:
    Hamamelidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Korea, Japan, Taiwan
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Mounding
    Multi-stemmed
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Woody capsule spherical <1" wide with 2 glossy black seeds.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Fragrant, primrose-yellow flowers borne on 1-2 in. inflorescence in The earliest of spring flowers in pendulous racemes with 2-3 per stem, red stamens (C. spicata has many flowers per stem and yellow stamens).
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Dentate
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green leaves; 1.5"-3" long, simple, alternate, dentate margin, cordate base. Very strong veins glaborus above hairy veins below. Yellow-green to gold fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Songbirds