This image was taken of a plant growing in my garden in London on Jan 10 2006
UBC Botanical Gardens - Vancouver, B.C. Canada
A bright spot at work on a cold winter day
Flowers were opened on January 16 with a temperature of 21 degrees F.
Bark of mature shrub.
Have permission to post by "rockimea" of Toronto. This has additional photos in a sidebar. Look at hem all.
One season's collected seeds from the Wintersweet Shrub. A LOT!
Seed pods on the Wintersweet Shrub. Each holds 3-5 seeds.
The Wintersweet in full leaf. Not large--has a vase-shape growth habit.
Wintersweet in full bloom. This is in early March here--in zone 7a.
A Macro close-up of the fragrant blooms on bare stems....Leaves come later.