winter sweet


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Noun1.winter sweet - dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
2.winter sweet - aromatic Eurasian perennialwinter sweet - aromatic Eurasian perennial    
marjoram, oregano - pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
3.winter sweet - medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruitswinter sweet - medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
Acocanthera, Acokanthera, genus Acocanthera, genus Acokanthera - small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
4.winter sweet - deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers
Chimonanthus, genus Chimonanthus - small genus of Asian deciduous or evergreen shrubs having fragrant flowers: winter sweet
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Also try shrubs such as winter sweet, witch hazel and skimmia rubella.
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.
The winter sweet onion, OsoSweet, is used in a recipe for onion-vegetable soup.
The shrub Winter Sweet (Chi-monanthus praecox) has almost translucent yellow bell-shaped flowers that, as its name suggests, carry a superb scent.
The shrub Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus praecox) has almost translucent yellow bell-shaped flowers that, as its name suggests, carry a superb scent.
A single specimen of Daphne mezereum and another of winter sweet (Chimonanthus fragrans) will add hugely to the winter and spring fragrance.
WINTER Sweet or Chimonanthus grandiflorus will produce alluring frost-proof yellow blooms streaked with red blotches and exotic spicy scent on even the darkest days.
Q I was walking through a friend's garden and there was a heavenly scent from a small shrub which my pal thought was winter sweet. Is it easy to grow?
The shrub Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus praecox) has almost translucent yellow bellshaped flowers that, as its name suggests, carry a superb scent.
A real unsung hero of the winter is the very aptly named "Winter Sweet" (chimonanthus).
The yellow-flowered winter jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum), which sadly does not smell, can be very effectively trained against a wall, as can Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus praecox), which does have a fragrance.