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wintersweet

acokantheraspectabilis.
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Although chimonanthus fragrans is pretty enough, I particularly like chimonanthus fragrans grandiflora as it has a better yellow colour to the flower.
Studies on the natural flavor components of Chimonanthus praecox L.
For the best results plant chimonanthus against the shelter of a south or west facing wall.
If you're patient enough to wait for an outstanding shrub, look out for Wintersweet, Chimonanthus praecox.
SPOT some wildlife - while we still have the remnants of the prolonged cold spell, our wildlife is just as likely to remain in hibernation but, if you keep an eagle eye open on any warmer days that we get, you may be lucky enough to spot the first bumble bees searching out a quick fix from a late winter shrub that is in full flower despite the cold - look out for shrubs such as Lonicera x purpusii, mahonias, Sarcococca, Chimonanthus praecox, Cornus mas or Viburnum x bodnantense from your local garden centre or nursery.
CHIMONANTHUS or Winter Sweet comes to life at this time of year with bare woody stems dripping with gloriously fragrant, pendant yellow flowers that are tinged with purple in the centre.
If you want fragrant shrub than winter sweet, Chimonanthus is not too big, reasonably slow growing, eventually reaching about 8ft.
This can be very simple - hyacinths in pots, whose perfume matches the colourful bulb, being strong and heady, or the more subtle Chimonanthus praecox, a wall shrub that I have talked about in these pages before and which will forever remind me of my college days.
Late winter and spring: Galanthus, Eranthus, Salix, Corylus, Lonicera x purpusii, Mahonia, Chimonanthus praecox, Sarcoccoca, Scilla, Chionodoxa, Pulmonaria, Lunaria, Symphytum, Borago, Myosotis, Aubretia, Arabis, Hyacinth, Tulip, Acer, Aesculus, Betula, Crataegus, Prunus, Fraxinus, Berberis, Chaenomeles, Malus, Pyrus, Viburnum, Ribes, Forsythia.
Trained against a wall in the rose garden is the plant Chimonanthus praecox, or Winter Sweet.
Wintersweet, Chimonanthus praecox , is grown less often, perhaps because the flowers are a little less obvious and less brightly coloured than its rivals.
Alternatively plant Chimonanthus praecox or winter sweet for the delicious spicy scent that is produced by the weather-resistant yellow bell- shaped flowers.