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CHIMONANTHUS praecox

Commonly known as Wintersweet



(Syn. Fragrans) - highly scented yellow flowers with a purple centre on bare stems

Large £35.00 each
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Available from autumn 2018
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3 - 5 Litre

  • Good to know - add stems to indoor winter flower arrangements. Dried flowers can be used like lavender to scent linen.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - China.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - 4m (12ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, glossy, mid-green leaves to 8cm (2in) long in opposite pairs.
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, upright shrub. Pendent flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across on second year bare shoots in winter.
  • Full Sun
  • Scented flowers
  • fertile well drained soil
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Chimonanthus - Growing Guide
4m (12ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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Commonly known as: Wintersweet.
A rare form with clear waxy-yellow flowers with no staining which open later in the year
£25.00 each
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