Chimonanthus praecox – “Fragrant Wintersweet”

Botanical Name: Chimonanthus praecox

Common Name: “Fragrant Wintersweet”

Characteristics:

Height: 9 to 10 Feet

Spread: 8 to 9 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: December-January

Description:

Large, slow-growing, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub provides clusters of small, extremely-fragrant, waxen, pale-yellow blooms during the winter on growth from the previous summer. Its lustrous, dark-green foliage turns yellow in the fall before dropping.

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