imbolc – two kinds of witch hazel

yellow witch hazel flowers

 

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Pallida’


yellow witch hazel flowers

the fruit, flowers, and next year’s leaf buds all appear on the branch simultaneously,

unusual.

wice, pliable, bendable.

witch hazel against night sky

astringent, aids the shrinking and contracting of blood vessels

astringent, aids the shrinking and contracting of blood vessels

astringent, aids the shrinking and contracting of blood vessels



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