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Genus of 5 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs endemic to China. They grow 2-13m high, producing opposite, 7-20cm long and 3-7cm wide leaves. Flowers are 2-3cm in diameter, strongly scented and coloured in yellow or white. Species in this genus are cultivated as ornamental plants for their showy, scented flowers.
How to propagate Wintersweet
You can propagate by seeds when ripe, in late spring and early summer.
The cultivars by softwood cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Wintersweet
Grown for their fragrant flowers and can be used for flower arranging.