• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Intriguing Twisted Stems
    Winter to Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:KOR-ih-lus av-el-AY-nuh
    Plant type:Shrub
    Growth habit:Weeping
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsDappled Willow (Salix integra); Arborvitae (Thuja); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Dogwood (Cornus); Sumac (Rhus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows best in organically rich, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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