Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena'

Jelena Witchhazel

Deciduous Shrub, Tree

One of the best witch hazels! They're all prized for their winter blooms, but Jelena has a reputation for being a bit more compact, so is a good choice for smaller gardens.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade


Size: 96 - 180 tall x 96 - 180 wide
Shape / Form: Upright, Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Fall Color, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Reliable Fall Color, Red Orange

Flower Color: Bronze / Copper, Orange
Bloom Season: Jan, Feb, Winter
Flower Shape: Cluster

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Fall / Early Winter
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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