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Chimonanthus praecox


Chimonanthus praecox

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Large shrub. The highly fragrant flowers are sulphur-yellow and appear in winter. Best in a sunny site, sheltered from wind, in good loamy soil.

 
Genus
Chimonanthus
Species   praecox
Cultivar  

Common name
Wintersweet

Family name
Calycanthaceaea
Place of origin
China


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Must be sheltered from wind. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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