Mar 9, 2010

The Darkest Red

 Images from:  www.maryspantfarm.com and rare FIND nursery

I am watching the snow melt and the hammamelis bloom. On Wednesday, February 24th, Scott Canning, Director of Horticulture at Wave Hill (http://www.wavehill.org) brought a vase of Hammamelis to the lecture (see post:  Is Horticulture Over?).  Scott had a couple of different varieties, but the one that I thought was outstanding is 'Birgit".

Here is the description from Rare FIND Nursery:
Hammamelis 'Birgit'
"The darkest-red flowered witch hazel cultivar introduced to date.  'Brigit' has rich purple red flowers produced on a vigorous plant.  Autumn color is butter yellow suffused orange red.  Although not highly scented, 'Birgit' will add a unique touch to your winter landscape.  Plant one today!"

Only in the UK:  Winter open day.  "Don't miss the opportunity this month to visit the garden of award-winning landscape designer Arabella Lennox Boyd at Gresgarth hall in Lancashire.  This elegant garden is opening for....a Hamamelis Day...February 13.

Support rarefind nursery. http://www.rarefindnursery.com

2 comments:

paula said...

Phyllis -- I have a peachy-blooming Hammamelis in Northampton -- and I have never been there at the right time to see see it bloom!

Love, Paula

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