For native plant aficionados, our North American native witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, is.
Golden yellow fall color. Fruit is a non-showy dehiscent capsule which splits open in September-October to release its seeds. Genus name comes from the Greek words hama meaning at same time and melon meaning apple or fruit in reference to the occurrence of both fruit and flowers at the same time on this shrub (particularly in the case of fall flowering members of the genus).
Deciduous shrub or small tree to '. Native form flowers in late fall to early winter. Other species flower in late winter. Leaves turn yellow in fall.
Prefers well-drained, moist, acid, organic soil; full sun or partial shade; intolerant drought; no serious pests. See this plant in the following landscape: Cultivars / Varieties: 'Quasimodo' 'Sandra'. Autumn Embers vernal witch-hazel (Hamamelis vernalis ‘Autumn Embers’): A cultivar with an upright form that is 8 to 10 feet high and 10 feet wide.
It has orange, fragrant, strap-like flowers and red-purple fall color. Red-flowered vernal witch-hazel (Hamamelis vernalis f.
carnea): This cultivar, as its name implies, has red flowers. Leaves alternate, simple, obovate to oblong-ovate, cm long, about cm or so wide, base wedge-shaped truncate, tip pointed, wavy margins above the middle, green above, green or whitish (wax) and nearly hairless below, pairs of veins, turn yellow in fall.
Hamamelis Vernalis Amethyst is an attractive, late fall-blooming, low-maintenance native shrub or small tree that grows best in part shade and medium-wet, slightly acidic soils.
Commonly called Ozark Witch Hazel, this tall shrub or small tree produces fragrant yellow flowers that open in mid-late stumplopping.barfication: Broad leaved deciduous shrub. One of the earliest-flowering shrubs, Hamamelis vernalis (Ozark Witch Hazel) is a large, dense, deciduous shrub or small tree of upright to rounded habit.
It boasts dense clusters of extremely fragrant, frost-proof, bright yellow to dull orange to red-orange flowers in mid to late winter. Borne on naked branches, each flower consists of 4 narrow, crinkled, strap-shaped petals with red stumplopping.baress: What's My Zone? For native plant aficionados, our North American native witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, is also trialed, along with five of its cultivars. The native species is hardy (USDA Zones ), spectacular in autumn (it flowers at the same time as its leaves turn golden yellow, rather than blooming in winter), and its fragrance is somewhere between sweet and intoxicating on a fine fall day.