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Hamamelis intermedia 'Arnold Promise'
Yellow Witch Hazel
Family: Hamamelidaceae

Yellow witch hazel is a deciduous shrub that grows to be about 12' to 15' in height and about the same in width. 'Arnold Promise' is an upright, vase-shaped cultivar with ascending branches and a spreading habit. The shrub has delightful, spidery flowers in late winter or early spring Flowers are yellow in color and very showy. They also have a sweet fragrance. Shrub borders, woodland gardens. 'Arnold Promise' flowers bloom around February-March. Yellow witch hazel is used as screen or tall hedge. Good specimen due to late winter flowers, attractive summer foliage and fall color. The plant does well under the shade of tall trees or on the north or east side of structures. Hardy in zones 5-8.

Colleen Tobin

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