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Chimonanthus Jan.2014

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Chimonanthus Jan.2014

winter sweet



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If only winter generally was as sweet as this!!!

6 Jan, 2014

 

That's so pretty! Great close up Amy!

6 Jan, 2014

 

Ooh... like this Amy! :-)

7 Jan, 2014

 

That's a lovely photo Amy...

7 Jan, 2014

 

Amazing close up Amy! How incredible that from the hard twig comes this beautiful winter flower...is it scented?

7 Jan, 2014

 

Yes I was wondering that Amy? It looks as if it could have a beautiful scent like the Daphne odora. I have one of those which has grown quite a decent size now & the perfume that wafts from it when it is in bloom is glorious.

Also I have that shrub with TINY white flowers of no significance, but which is very scented
.... & which I forget the name of!!
I must look it up & add it to this.
It is just beginning to come into flower now & I like to bring a few sprigs indoors to scent the room.

8 Jan, 2014

 

Found it - it is; Sweet box (Sarcococcus confusa)

8 Jan, 2014

 

Lovely close-up Amy :-)
We had a couple of trees down in the wood with the strong winds, Robs chopped them all up and now I have a lovely clearing in there, so room for a Witch Hazel which I've wanted for a while and for the Garrya that I bought last autumn, as one door closes another opens yaaay :-)

8 Jan, 2014

amy
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Thanks everyone , It does have a scent Shirl but nothing like as strong as the Sarcococcus I have that one I must look to see if we has any flowers , you are going to be busy Kathy it,s going to be fun planning a new area. :).

8 Jan, 2014

 

This looks so delicate Amy ! Its lovely.

9 Jan, 2014

 

Really pretty and so cheerful on dark winter days! What is the position you have it in please?

12 Jan, 2014

amy
Amy
 

Rose ,Penny I bought this in a sale 20 years ago it was a little twig almost and didn't have a name tag I didn't know what it was it was for several years until it bloomed helping me to identify it ,it's now approx 10 ft in height it's growing situation is facing North / West Penny there is a Beech tree growing in front of it which probably helps to protect it ....

12 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks for the info Amy. I'm very tempted.

12 Jan, 2014

 

Beautiful delicate looking flower Amy..they certainly are a welcome sight just now..:o)

12 Jan, 2014



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