Chimonanthus

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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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Although chimonanthus fragrans is pretty enough, I particularly like chimonanthus fragrans grandiflora as it has a better yellow colour to the flower.
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.
A single specimen of Daphne mezereum and another of winter sweet (Chimonanthus fragrans) will add hugely to the winter and spring fragrance.