Once upon a winter dreary, while it mizzled, bleak and bleary.
There bloomed a witch hazel in full glory.
And that's as far as I got. :P I can only manage a parody for so long before it breaks.
While everything else in the garden is still sleeping, the witch hazel comes out and surprises (not really - it's supposed to bloom in winter) you with its burst of color in the dull drab world of January.
Until next time!