March 21, 2011

March 21st, 2011 by Michael

On the east and south sides of Ellen Reed Hall are four Vernal Witchhazels that have come into bloom.  They have flowers with strap like petals similar to the native Common Witchhazel {H. virginiana} that blooms in the late fall.  The very large multi-stem shrub in front of Ellen Reed with fragrant reddish flowers is an unnamed Vernal Witchhazel seedling.  The yellow flowered plant on the east side is a hybrid of the Chinese and Japanese species of Witchazel {Hamamelis x intermedia}.

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