Both its color and fragrance are superb, whether outside in the landscape or indoors as part of a bouquet.
This colorful display is followed by attractive foliage in the summer, which turns yellow-orange in the fall before it loses its leaves.
SUN OR SHADE: Witch hazel exhibits its best coloration in full sun, but will tolerate part shade.
SIZE: At a mature height of 15 feet and width of 12 feet it can be grown as either a small tree or large shrub.
SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; 425-257-8597
For more information go to www.evergreen arboretum.com and take a virtual photo tour.
Source: Sandra Schumacher
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