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(Plants) any of several trees or shrubs constituting the hamameliaceous genus Hamamelis, native to E Asia and North America and cultivated as ornamentals. See witch hazel
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Noun1.hamamelis - deciduous shrubs or small trees: witch hazelHamamelis - deciduous shrubs or small trees: witch hazel
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family - comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera
witch hazel, witch hazel plant, wych hazel, wych hazel plant - any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion
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Real attention-grabbers are the witch hazels or Hamamelis, whose spidery yellow, orange or red flowers clothe naked branches and produce a fabulous perfume.
One of the better yellows is hamamelis 'Arnold Promise', a splendid small tree eventually reaching 10ft across.
Hamamelis mollis and its hybrids are the most strongly scented.
Hamamelis should cut out the early running at a strong pace and, although I don't want to give away my tactics, I expect him to set the race up nicely for RAINBOW FRONTIER.
japonica) hybrid Hamamelis x intermedia Pallida that has pale yellow, curly flowers with a strong scent.
Again, ask the doctor first but he could improve his clotting process by taking witch hazel (marketed by Bioforce as Hamamelis Virginiana).
The spidery sulphur-yellow blooms clothe the naked branches of hamamelis from early February through to the end of March.
A PUT your daughter on a six-week course of Hamamelis.
Hamamelis should make her hurdling experience count in the opening Tara Hurdle while Foyle Wanderer can get her turn in the Navan Races Golf Classic Pro/Am Flat Race.
Flossing regularly is without doubt the best line of action but you can also use the herbal remedy hamamelis (witch hazel).
My favourites are viburnum x bodnatense Dawn (pink and perfumed), mahonia bealei (yellow racemes) and hamamelis mollis (witch hazel).