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Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme' (Witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4.5m
Max height
4.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Wisley Supreme' _ 'Wisley Supreme' is a spreading, deciduous shrub with broadly ovate to rounded, grey-green leaves turning yellow or orange in autumn. Clusters of fragrant, golden-yellow flowers with linear, crimped petals bloom on bare branches in mid- to late winter.


Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Golden-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Coral spot , Honey fungus Coral spot , Honey fungus

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting, Layering


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Where to grow

Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme' (Witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme') will reach a height of 4.5m and a spread of 4.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in acid to neutral, well-drained soil in full sun or dappled shade. Too much shade will reduce flowering. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Wisley Supreme' _ 'Wisley Supreme' is a spreading, deciduous shrub with broadly ovate to rounded, grey-green leaves turning yellow or orange in autumn. Clusters of fragrant, golden-yellow flowers with linear, crimped petals bloom on bare branches in mid- to late winter.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Coral spot , Honey fungus

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting, Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hamamelis mollis 'Wisley Supreme' (Witch hazel 'Wisley Supreme') will reach a height of 4.5m and a spread of 4.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in acid to neutral, well-drained soil in full sun or dappled shade. Too much shade will reduce flowering. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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