Corylopsis paucifloraCorylopsis pauciflora

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Corylopsis pauciflora
  • PRONUNCIATION: kor-i-lop'sis pa-si-flo'ra
  • COMMON NAME: Buttercup Witchhazel
  • FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan and Taiwan
  • GROWTH HABIT: shrub or spreading habit
  • SIZE: 4 to 6' (height) by 4 - 6' (spread).
  • HARDINESS: Zone 6 - 8.
  • CULTURE: full sun and high pH soils
  • LANDSCAPE USE: known for floral display
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, simple, ovate with few bristle like teeth, 1 to 3"
  • BUDS: greenish brown
  • BARK: brown
  • FLOWER: fragrant primose yellow flowers with 2-5 inflorescences
  • FRUIT: two-valved, dehiscent capsule
  • PROPAGATION: cuttings
  • PESTS: none serious

 

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