- Common Name(s):
- Fragrant wintersweet
Can be severely pruned after flowering to rejuvenate
- 10-15 ft.
- Opposite, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 2.5-6 in. long; yellow-green fall color
- 0.7-1 in. waxy, yellowish-white, cupped flowers in winter to early spring; fragrant; purple centers; occurs on previous season's growth; non-showy fruit
- 6b to 9
- Sun to light shade; range of soil conditions but needs good drainage
- Medium to coarse
- Multi-stemmed, loose shrub with fountain-like effect; becomes leggy and ragged with age
- 8-12 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1500