Witchhazel (Hamamalis virginiana)

Witchhazel bloom closeup

Scientific Name: Hamamalis virginiana
Common Name: Witchhazel
Description of facts and concepts: The early winter flowers of this small tree astonish in the woodland. The commercial source of witch hazel, for aching muscles.
Seed or division information: Cuttings in spring
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): October W4
Garden Name: Shady Woodland Garden
Color of Flower: Yellow
Height: 15-20′
Spread: 15-20′
Family: Witch Hazel
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Acid woodland soil
Soil: Dry to Wet Medium moist to wet
Light: Sun to Shade Shade to part shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-8

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