Spike Winterhazel

Corylopsis spicata

Sweetly-scented, pale primrose-yellow flowers appear in short chains along the bare stems providing a pleasing show when few plants are in bloom. Blue-green leaves have interesting texture and become straw yellow in fall. Graceful shrub for the woodland garden. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ih-LOP-sis spi-KAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing shrub 4 to 5 ft. tall, 5 to 8 ft.wide.
Bloom TimeLate winter to early spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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