Hamamelis for a New Year

A choice selection of Witch Hazels flowering at RHS Wisley just now - such delicate flowers seem impossibly impervious to the worst of the weather but untroubled they are. I would have found more on Battleston Hill but the weather forecast (chill but bright and sunny) gave way to a bitingly cold rain and so…

(More) Bewitched by Hamamelis at Kew…

I couldn't resist revisiting this admirable collection of Hamamelis - Witch Hazels - part of the Mediterranean Landscape at Kew. For details of the 'How to Grow' and 'What are They' variety, please re-visit my earlier post - just enter 'Hamamelis' into the search-query-box-thing.

Bewitched… Hamamelis at Kew

A grove of Witch Hazel, Hamamelis, at Kew - like those at RHS Wisley, in profuse bloom - these specimens are obviously in full sun rather than a woodland setting - they form part of the Mediterranean Garden displays, a setting for King William's Temple, and they seem to be liking it! Smaller plants than…

All about witch hazel – Hamamelis of every hue at RHS Wisley

Hamamelis x intermedia Orange Peel -  a fine, deeply coloured witch hazel Hamamelis x intermedia Orange Peel (above and below) a fine specimen at the base of Battleston Hill at RHS Wisley. (below) Hamamelis x intermedia Pallida - lighting up the woodland slopes at Wisley (above) Hamamelis x intermedia Pallida is deservedly one of the…