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Common Name: Common Whichhazel      Latin Name: Hamamelis virginiana      Size: 8 (min) to 15 (max)
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I would like to see this plant in the winter as I understand it is a great winter interest plant. The leaves are gone and a very colorful bloom remains during the winter months.
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Hamamelis virginiana
Origin: Eastern US
Maximum Height: 15 feet

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Category: Shrub
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Genus: Hamamelis
species: virginiana
Origin: Eastern US
Size: 8 (min) to 15 (max)
Size Description: large shrub
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Location: Ft. Wright
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Location: Ft. Wright
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Location: Louisville, KY
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Season: Oct 22
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Foliage and flower
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Season: Oct 22
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 41.385267680000000 Longitude: -82.641552270000000] Specimen: 3901
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