Hamamelis vernalis


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Noun1.Hamamelis vernalis - fragrant shrub of lower Mississippi valley having very small flowers from midwinter to springHamamelis vernalis - fragrant shrub of lower Mississippi valley having very small flowers from midwinter to spring
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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Good choices for forcing this month include serviceberry (Amelanchier), magnolia (Magnolia), flowering quince (Chaenomeles), forsythia (Forsythia), crab apple or apple (Malus), flowering pear (Pyrus), flowering cherry (Prunus), spring-flowering witch hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) and redbud (Cercis).
The spring witch hazel, Hamamelis vernalis, is a February-to-March orange- or yellow-blooming, multi-stemmed plant.
* There is also a small, trailing form, Hamamelis vernalis `Lombart's Weeping,' which reaches 2m (6ft 6in) and has yellow flowers.