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Collection Of Fragrant Winter Favourites


Bleak days will be significantly brightened once you experience the clouds of delicious scent. Just perfect cut and brought into your home too, where they will fill a room with perfume and warm the cockles on even the coldest winter's day. Hardy perennial.

Abeliophyllum distichum Roseum Bare branches are smothered with glistening, flowers that release a rose and orange blossom perfume in winter and early spring. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height & spread 1.5m (5').
Chimonanthus praecox A beautiful, spicy scent is produced by the waxy-petalled flowers that appear on bare stems from November to March. Prefers full sun in well drained soil.Height 3m (10'). Spread 1.8m (6').
Daphne odora Clusters of dark, cerise buds open to form highly fragrant flowers which
smother the evergreen foliage in winter through to spring. Fleshy, red berries follow. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height & spread 1.2m (4').
Flower Colour
Cream, Pink, White, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Wildlife Garden

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Drought Tolerant, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Scented, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Long Flowering, Winter & Spring

Aspect
Full Sun, Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
120cm (48"), 150cm (60"), 180cm (72")

Height
1.5m (60"), 120cm (48"), 3m (10')

Fragrant winter favourites AU18

Soil

Well drained

Position

Sun or part shade

Flowering

Winter - Spring

Additional Information

Abeliophyllum distichum Roseum - The Forsythia is a scrambling deciduous shrub with slender branches bearing dark green leaves and racemes of forsythia-like, fragrant white or pale pink-white flowers 1cm across. Chimonanthus praecox - Scented, great for flower arranging. Low maintenance. Pruning group 1 if needed. During its first year in the ground, ensure Chimonanthus are watered regularly and that a protective layer of mulch is applied in severely cold weather conditions. After the flowering period, remove old and dead stems to retain a healthy shape and appearance. Daphne odora - Resents being transplanted. Evergreen Hardy perennial with scented flowres. (may need winter protection in colder exposed climates) Propagate from fresh seed or semi-ripe cuttings in summer. All parts are toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.

Delivery Date: 02 Oct 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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