Chimonanthus Praecox – Wintersweet. A deciduous shrub with a bushy, much-branched habit, growing to 2.5m or higher against a wall. Leaves are lance-shaped, shining dark green. Flowers are solitary or in small groups, almost stemless, borne in winter at the joints of the previous summer’s shoots. These flowers are highly fragrant, the outer parts are almost tranparent to yellowish-green, inner flower is dark reddish purple. Chimonanthus Praecox – Wintersweet
Name: Chimonanthus Praecox
Approx. Height and spread: 2.5-45M x .1.5-2.5M
Soil Ph: All.
Moisture: Well drained. Moist, but well drained.