Edgeworthia chrysantha

Fabulous plant for February. Related to Daphne, it has richly scented flowers that open creamy yellow. Leaves follow the flowers.  Ideal shrub for a winter garden. Grows slowly. Could take 10 years to double in size, so good if space is a restriction also. See one growing at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Take the path from the Palm House lake to wards the order beds and you will find it half way along on your right underplanted with Cyclamen coum and Helleborus. Go to the back of the same bed to see a stunning Lapageria rosea (Chilean Bell Flower).

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