Winter Fragrance

Did you know that some of the most deliciously scented plants flower in winter?  If you’re looking for something that catches your attention in winter, then there’s a great variety of plants you can choose from.

Witch hazel is lovely. The flowers appear clustered along the bare stems and their dainty “ribbon like” yellow flowers are sweetly scented. Witch hazel originates from China and there are a few varieties in this family, but the prettiest and most fragrant is Hamamelis mollis.  A mature witch hazel in full bloom is a sight to behold.

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