Harold Epstein Winter Hazel
One of the
smallest forms in the Genus, it makes a very dense low
spreading mound, perfect for the rock garden or planting in mass as
a ground-cover. It is not a bashful grower filling in very nicely in a
short period of time.
leaves are also diminutive, normally no larger that 1 1/2 inches.
The color combination is another outstanding aspect of this plant. Emerging
leaves are a pleasing wine red with others a light olive still
others a darker green, often creating a kaleidoscope of color through most of
the active growing season. Fall color is a rich red-orange. .
scented white spikes appearing on the ends of the branches before the leaves in
April to early May.
to 15 inches / 15 to 18 inches
5 to 8