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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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If you want to surround doors and windows with fragrance it's possible with clematis cirrhosa balearica and Wintersweet or chimonanthus praecox.
But there is a little courtyard very near our old lecture halls that possesses a magical surprise - a wall shrub called Chimonanthus praecox, with yellow waxy flowers on bare stems.
Chimonanthus praecox, the aptly-named Wintersweet, has small, pendent, waxy blooms of yellow.
Will you bring in one or two stems of Hamamelis mollis, Chimonanthus praecox or Lonicera purpusii in a few weeks so that the flowers and their wonderful scent can permeate your house, covering up the aroma of boiling sprouts?
Sweet by name and nature - the scented chimonanthus in flower
ALSO known as Chimonanthus praecox, its oddly-shaped yellow and purple-centred flowers emit a sweet perfume during the winter months.
A great wall shrub for mild areas and sunny walls is the Winter Sweet, Chimonanthus praecox, which will reach the top of your door frame in about 10 years.
CHIMONANTHUS praecox, or Winter Sweet, is something that, once you have seen its flowers and enjoyed their rich, spicy perfume, you are bound to want to plant.
PLANT lemon-scented Winter Sweet, Chimonanthus, on a sunny wall.
Others that respond well are: Actinidia, Akebia, Carpenteria, Chaenomeles, Chimonanthus, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Kalmia, Lonicera, Magnolia, Osmanthus, Skimmia, Strachyurus, Syringa and Vitis colgnetiae.
Chimonanthus Praecox (Wintersweet) WINTER produces some real gardening gems and wintersweet is one of these.
WINTERSWEET - or chimonanthus - has small, pendent, waxy, fragrant blooms of yellow, tinged with purple in the centre.