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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' (Witch hazel 'Diane')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
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4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Diane'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Diane' _ 'Diane' is a large, deciduous shrub with an open habit whose green, oval leaves turn red and yellow in autumn. It bears deep orange-red flowers in mid and late winter.


Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Ascending branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Orange-red in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Coral spot Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' (Witch hazel 'Diane') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however 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 x intermedia 'Diane'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Diane'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Diane' _ 'Diane' is a large, deciduous shrub with an open habit whose green, oval leaves turn red and yellow in autumn. It bears deep orange-red flowers in mid and late winter.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Ascending branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Orange-red in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' (Witch hazel 'Diane') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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