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(Syn. Fragrans) - highly scented yellow flowers with a purple centre on bare stems
Buy CHIMONANTHUS praecox
- 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/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
- Height - in metres - 4m (12ft)
- Spread - in metres - 3m (10ft)
- Deciduous - lance-shaped, glossy, mid-green leaves to 8cm (20in) 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
Buy Varieties of CHIMONANTHUS praecox
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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