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CHIMONANTHUS praecox

Commonly known as Wintersweet



(Syn. fragrans) - highly scented yellow flowers with a purple centre on bare stems
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Large £35.00 each
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Available autumn 2019
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3 - 5 Litre

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, glossy, mid-green leaves to 8cm (2in) long in opposite pairs.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple centre
  • Yellow
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, upright shrub. Pendent flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across on second year bare shoots in winter.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - 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.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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Chimonanthus - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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