praecox, or wintersweet, is a woody shrub that can be evergreen or deciduous.
Wintersweet, or Chimonanthus
praecox, is another treasure to be found at this time of year.
A poor shoot multiplication was found with Chimonanthus
praecox where the amount of viable tissue persistently decreased with each subculture (Kozomara et al.
WINTERSWEET - or chimonanthus
- has small, pendent, waxy, fragrant blooms of yellow, tinged with purple in the centre.
Genetic diversity and discrimination of Chimonanthus
fragrans, the Chinese winter sweet, has pale, waxy-yellow bell flowers that are stained a darker purple shade at the centre and appear on the bare stems during winter.
Here are also to be found goodly specimens of Camellias, Gardenias, Rhododendrons, Weigelas, both plain and variegated leaved; Jacaranda mimosifolia, Hippeastrums, Magnolia fuscata, White everlasting Peas, Mahonia Leschenaultii, Chimonanthus
fragrans, Liriodendron tulipifera, or, tulip tree; Ligustrums, the pretty Acmena pendula, Camphors, Guilder rose, Liliums, and even the Eucharis amazonica, planted in the open ground, and to all appearances thriving well, apropo of this plant, Mr Saunderson stated that he had flowered it some eight or nine years since at Sir William Macarthur's at Camden.
5] Verbena x hybrida Voss  LAURALES Calycanthaceae Chimonanthus
nitens Olivier  C.
In the warmer, more sheltered parts of Scotland you can find Chimonanthus
praecox (Wintersweet) being grown against walls.
In common parlance, Chimonanthus
praecox goes by the name of 'Wintersweet'.
Praecox (Wintersweet) WINTER produces some real gardening gems and wintersweet is one of these.
Ask at your local garden centre for one of the following - Chaenomeles japonica, chimonanthus
praecox, cornus mas, erica carnea, garrya elliptica, hamamelis mollis, helleborus hybrida, jasminum nudiflorum, lonicera 'Winter Beauty', mahonia spps, prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis', rhododendron praecox, sarcococca spps, viburnum farreri and V.