Corylopsis spicata Hamamelidaceae
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Mountains of Japan
Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection
Source of plant
Klyn Nurseries, Lazy S's Farm Nursery, Roslyn Nursery
Wide-spreading shrub reaching 4' to 6' (to 10') in height, the spread often twice the height; branchesform a rather attractive, crooked, flexible mass at maturity. Flowers fragrant, yellow, borne 6 to 12together in a 1" to 2" long, pendulous raceme in April. Leaves emerge a rich vinous purple, and age toblue-green.
USDA Hardiness Zone