Plant Inspiration : Wintersweet
Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox)
Sun: It likes a sunny spot, and even a wall to be trained against is deal.
Zone: Zones 7-9 will do best with this plant.
Soil: Well-drained garden soil with a good mixture of organic matter. This plant will not do well in soggy conditions.
Water: This plant needs a regular watering schedule, so check the weather and be sure not to over water this beautiful shrub!
Habitat: Has large deep yellow flowers with maroon markings inside. This is a flowering evergreen plant, and will usually flower in late winter.
Tip: If you are going to prune or cut back this plant, be sure to do it in late winter after the flowers die.
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