By Ruth Seward 

When planting with the intention of adding color for a winter time New England garden, consider witch hazel as an option.  There are four main varieties of witch hazel:  American Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) which grows best in zones 4-8 and has wispy yellow flowers that are fragrant;  Ozark Witch Hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) that is native to Missouri and Arkansas; Japanese Witch Hazel (Hamamelis japonica) that is zoned 5-8 and has red hang