|Ham up your garden come spring with this beautiful native shrub - witch hazel|
During these winter months one might be anticipating how to ‘ham it up’ in the landscape come spring 2015. Need some tips on what to add? If the above image caught your fancy, then witch hazel (Hamamelis sp.) should be at the top of your ‘must add’ one of these shrubs come spring. Need five reasons why? Take a peek.
Stunning fall color
Great understory plant (has structure of an ornamental tree but is a large shrub)
Easy to plant groundcovers and perennials underneath, which is a bigger bonus than most might think
What more do you need? It’s a high-five for this beautiful native. Plus you can choose from some favorite varieties – ‘Diane’, ‘Jelena’ and ‘Arnold Promise’ to name a few. The color spectrum of flowers can range from yellow, orange sunburst to bronze red. This is ‘one shrub to ham up your garden’ come spring.
As Lucille Ball once said in her days of making us laugh, "I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one." A landscape works better with an audience, too. So ham it up and add this shrub come spring.
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