Witch Hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida') in the Witch Hazels Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 9 to 12 feet (2.7-3.7 m)
Plant Spread: 9 to 12 feet (2.7-3.7 m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Pops open explosively when ripe
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RHS-AGM 2005

Bloomed January - March; especially welcome in snow

January Plants for Honey BeesJanuary Plants for Honey Bees
January 31, 2012

It's January, which usually means winter in most places. Winter evokes visions of gloomy days of cold and snow, but in some areas the sun shines and the temperature is warm enough for honey bees to be out and about. What's blooming in January to tempt honey bees to leave their hives and forage for food?

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Jan 25, 2012 2:30 PM

Honey bees get pollen from this plant

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