Witch Hazel in Winter

witch hazel flowers, Hamamelis virginiana

One of witch hazel’s healing properties is the beauty of its mid-winter flowers

Thank goodness for witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana. Besides its many healing properties, this shrub has the amazing trait of blooming mid-winter. Here’s a photo from this morning after 11″ of snow fell overnight.

What sign of spring do you most look forward to?

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