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Wonderful Wintersweet

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

January in Seattle has brought strangely spring-like weather to our gardens, as sometimes happens in the Pacific Northwest. To me the great harbinger of this pattern is the blooming of my Chiomonanthus praecox, or Wintersweet as it is usually called.
Its waxy, translucent, butter-yellow flowers are some of the first of the [...]