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Other common names
Chimonanthus fragrans 'Luteus' Chimonanthus praecox 'Concolor'
Chimonanthus can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs with simple leaves and highly fragrant, bowl-shaped, many-petalled flowers borne in winter, followed by cylindrical or urn-shaped seed capsules
Calycanthaceae / Calycanthaceae
'Luteus' is a medium-sized, bushy deciduous shrub, with rough-textured, glossy, lanceolate leaves to 20cm in length, and small, highly fragrant, waxy yellow flowers in winter
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
While we update our systems with the new hardiness ratings you may still see old hardiness ratings in your search results. These are denoted as 'Old'.
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Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by seed and softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning group 1
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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