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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Ozark Witchhazel, Vernal Witchhazel)

Bearing its spicy-scented blooms during the shortest days of the year, 'Christmas Cheer' flowers weeks to months earlier than most other forms of vernal witchhazel.

The oval, scallop-edged, medium- to dark-green leaves of this upright, rounded shrub are borne alternately along gray-barked branches. The leaves turn buttery yellow in fall. Small flowers with four narrow, ribbon-like, coppery-orange petals cluster along the naked branches for several weeks beginning in late fall or early winter....

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Jesse Saylor

(Ozark Witchhazel, Vernal Witchhazel)

Selected for its exceptional fall color, 'Sandra' is a cultivar of vernal witchhazel (Hamamelis vernalis), a medium to large deciduous shrub from the south-central United States. Like others of its species, it bears spicy-scented flowers in winter or early spring.

The oval, scallop-edged, medium- to dark-green leaves of this upright, rounded shrub are borne alternately along gray-barked branches. The leaves turn various shades of purple, orange, and yellow in fall. Small flowers...

(Ozark Witchhazel, Vernal Witchhazel)

Prized for its sunny yellow winter flowers, 'Squib' is a cultivar of vernal witchhazel (Hamamelis vernalis), a medium to large deciduous shrub from the south-central United States.

The oval, scallop-edged, medium- to dark-green leaves of this upright, rounded shrub are borne alternately along gray-barked branches. The leaves turn yellow in fall. Small flowers with four narrow, ribbon-like, cadmium-yellow petals cluster along the naked branches for several weeks in winter or early...

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Eva Monheim

(Common Witchhazel)

The spreading branches of the common witchhazel become covered with fine, ribbony blossoms of bright yellow in autumn as its yellow fall foliage is dropping. This large, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub exists in the moist understory of forests across the eastern United States and southern Canada. It is tough, hardy and adds delicate beauty to the fall garden.

The broad, oval leaves of common witchhazel are medium to dark green with irregular, wavy toothed edges. In autumn, the foliage turns warm...

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Maureen Gilmer

(Showy Witchhazel)

This late winter blooming hybrid shrub is certainly the most widely celebrated. In the last dreary days of winter its branches become dotted with fragrant, colorful, spidery flowers. The vase-shaped shrub blends and amplifies the great ornamental characteristics of its two parents, Chinese witchhazel (Hamamelis mollis) and Japanese witchhazel (H. japonica).

Witchhazel has dull dark green leaves that are broadly oval with wavy edges and short tips. The new leaves are glossier...

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Mark A. Miller

(Advent Witchhazel, Showy Witchhazel)

While the faintly scented yellow flower display isn't exactly the grandest of all witchhazel cultivars, 'Advent' reliably blooms around Christmastime in the northern hemisphere, the reason for its name. In the last days of autumn the branches of this moderately growing cultivar become lined with fragrant, colorful, spidery flowers that brighten the landscape when most other plants are dormant. This spreading vase-shaped shrub amplifies the great ornamental characteristics of its two parents, Chinese...

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Mark A. Miller

(Allgold Witchhazel, Showy Witchhazel)

This midwinter blooming hybrid is beloved for its deep buttercup-yellow flowers that have very narrow, twisting petals. The bare branches become dotted with fragrant, colorful, spidery flowers. The spreading, vase-shaped shrub blends and amplifies the great ornamental characteristics of its two parents, Chinese witchhazel (Hamamelis mollis) and Japanese witchhazel (H. japonica). 'Allgold' was named and introduced by Hillier Nurseries (Winchester, England) in the early 1970s.

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James Burghardt

(Angelly Witchhazel, Showy Witchhazel)

Rather difficult to find in nurseries but absolutely worthwhile to purchase if you happen across a specimen for sale, 'Angelly' boasts large flowers of bold lemon-yellow that really stand out in the late winter landscape. It also offers a compact, vase-shaped habit and a very long-lasting flower display. It was raised by J.H.M. van Heijningen in Breda, The Netherlands and released in 1985. It received a gold medal at the 1987 Flora Nova Show in Boskoop, Holland.

This winter-blooming hybrid...

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Mark A. Miller

(Aphrodite Witchhazel, Showy Witchhazel)

A unique, warm brown-orange flower color is produced by the Aphrodite witchhazel in late winter. This hybrid grew from seed harvested from a cross between cultivars 'Vesna' and 'Pallida'. The first 'Aphrodite' seedling was raised by J.H.M. van Heijningen in Breda, The Netherlands and released in 1985. It received a three-star rating at the 2002 Flora Nova Show in Boskoop, Holland.

This winter-blooming hybrid shrub is certainly among the most widely celebrated modern selections. In the waning...

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Jessie Keith

(Arnold Promise Showy Witchhazel, Showy Witchhazel)

A well-known and highly revered selection, ‘Arnold Promise’ boasts extra large flowers of brilliant yellow that really stand out in the winter landscape. It also offers vigorous growth, a lovely vase-shaped habit and fine fall color. It was introduced in 1963 by The Arnold Arboretum, the arboretum of Harvard University in Boston.

This late winter blooming hybrid shrub is certainly the most widely celebrated. In the last dreary days of winter its branches become dotted with fragrant, colorful,...