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Chinese Winter Hazel Corylopsis platypetala

Phonetic Spelling
kor-i-LOP-sis plat-ee-PET-uh-la
Description

Chinese winter hazel is a deciduous shrub that thrives in average well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fragrant#deciduous#wildlife plant#deciduous shrub#nectar plant#hedges#cutting garden#bee friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fragrant#deciduous#wildlife plant#deciduous shrub#nectar plant#hedges#cutting garden#bee friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Corylopsis
    Species:
    platypetala
    Family:
    Hamamelidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China, South-Central and Southeast
    Wildlife Value:
    Nectar from the flower attracts bees.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 8 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Fragrant soft yellow flowers appear in the spring (March-April) 1"-2" across clustered in groups of 8-20 on racemes
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Ovate to broad-ovate elliptical leaves 2"-4" long with serrate margins and prominent veins
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Dark Gray
    Bark Description:
    Older growth gray-brown with lenticels
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Hedge
    Attracts:
    Bees