Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena' (Witch Hazel)

Zone: 5 - 8
Natural Range: Hybrid
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Part shade-sun
Height: 15'
Attributes:  Deciduous, Six inch long scalloped leaves with deep green new growth and contrasting under side of the leaf giving an outlined look.  Light brown bark with layered horizontal growth.  A blaze of rich coppery-orange ribbon like blooms in winter.
Notes:  Great when used as an architectural element in the garden.  In the wild Hamamelis grow in  forests as an understory plant and along streams.