Corylopsis glabrescens/Winterhazel

Corylopsis glabrescens / Corylopsis glabrescens
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Close-up of leaves

Late winter flowering

Late autumn foliage and winter flower buds

Foliage and pointed flower buds

Flowering specimen in summer

Mature specimen in summer growth

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Scientific Name: Corylopsis glabrescens
Common Name: Winterhazel
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Fragrant, yellow flowers in late winter before foliage emerges. Has zigzag growth of stems. A wonderful late winter flowering shrub in the upper part of the country that experience cold winters. Very sporadic flowering in the lower South. Flowers borne on dormant stems, but can sometime be destroyed by late winter freezes. Handsome horizontal growth of branches. Very prominent winter buds.