Mike and Anne
Mike and Anne
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  • Raleigh, NC

My favorite cold weather fragance is the "Wintersweet" Chimonanthus praecox var.

luteus. I wanted to share a couple of pictures of the large one in my yard. It has brought many years of landscape filling smells that are similar to the banana Kits taffy I ate as a child.

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  • Jessica S
    on Apr 19, 2012

    Do they take acidic soil? I live in Texas and our soil here is clay and alkaline.

  • Douglas Hunt
    on Apr 20, 2012

    I'm not aware of any particular soil preference, Jessica. But I'd check with a good local garden center. If no one there grows it, there's probably a reason why.

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