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Chimonanthus praecox


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Chimonanthus praecox, also known as wintersweet, is a vigorous deciduous shrub with an erect trunk and leaves that are 5cm – 30cm long. Its strongly scented flowers, produced in winter are yellow or pale green-yellow, tepals. Its fruits are not edible, his seeds contains a toxic alkaloid called calycanthine.

  • Name: Wintersweet
  • Group: Shrubs/Trees
  • Type/use: Shrub, solitary, in group
  • Flowering period: January, February, March
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Height: 150 cm, 200 cm
  • Location: Sun
  • Evergreen: No
  • Hardiness: -20 °C
  • Flowers: Fragrant
  • Type/use: shrub, solitary, in group
  • Common Names: Wintersweet
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