Arboretum: More Signs of Spring

The snowdrops are out! We found them near the Explorers’ Garden on Bussey Hill, along the road near the sassafras, and in the marsh, poking out amongst grass and leaf litter.

Snowdrops in bloom
Snowdrops in bloom

This gorgeous variety of witch hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Hiltingbury’) also impressed us.

Hiltingbury witch-hazel with red petals in bloom
Hiltingbury witch-hazel (accession 598-77*A)
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