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Commonly known as Wintersweet

Waxy flowers with a spicy scent in winter.

Introduced to UK in 1766 when it was grown under glass at Croome Court, Worcs.

Flowers at Chinese New Year when flowering sprigs are used as adornments.

Genus of 6 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from woodland in China.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub - grown for its many-petalled, open, bowl-shaped, usually very fragrant flowers which appear in winter before the leaves.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Chimonanthus - Growing Guide

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Commonly known as: Wintersweet.
(Syn. fragrans) - highly scented yellow flowers with a purple centre on bare stems
Small £19.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £35.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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