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Noun1.Chimonanthus - small genus of Asian deciduous or evergreen shrubs having fragrant flowers: winter sweet
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family - shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
Chimonanthus praecox, Japan allspice, Japanese allspice, winter sweet - deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers
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wintersweet Chimonanthus 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.
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 [101] LAURALES Calycanthaceae Chimonanthus nitens Olivier [120] 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'.
Chimonanthus 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.