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Introducing the Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite 5Ltr, a mesmerizing and aromatic shrub that brings beauty and fragrance to any garden landscape. Also known as Witch Hazel, this deciduous shrub is cherished for its early spring blooms and delightful scent, making it a standout feature in borders, woodland gardens, or as a focal point in mixed plantings.
Reaching a height of approximately 2 to 4 meters and spreading 2 to 4 meters wide, Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite forms a graceful and spreading habit, creating a stunning and naturalistic appearance in the garden.
Flowering time for Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite typically occurs in late winter to early spring, when the bare branches are adorned with clusters of fragrant, richly colored flowers in shades of red and orange, adding warmth and vibrancy to the winter garden.
For optimal growth, plant your Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite in a partially shaded position with moist, well-draining soil. It thrives in a sheltered location and prefers acidic to neutral soil. Planting is best done in autumn or spring to allow the roots to establish before the flowering season begins.
Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite does not require frequent feeding, but applying a balanced fertilizer in early spring can help promote healthy growth and abundant flowering. Additionally, the fragrant flowers of Hamamelis x intermedia Aphrodite attract early pollinators such as bees and butterflies, providing them with a valuable food source. By incorporating this shrub into your garden, you not only enhance its beauty but also support local pollinator populations, contributing to the overall biodiversity of your outdoor space.