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The fat fists of silvery lilac buds on Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' have opened up to release an intense, sugary scent at the mouth of the Winter Garden.
The fat fists of silvery lilac buds on Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' have opened up to release an intense, sugary scent at the mouth of the Winter Garden.
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Autumn 

Heptacodium jasminoides

This rarely-grown Chinese shrub in the Caprifoliaceae family saturates the border of the Woodland Garden with a rich, honeyed scent in early autumn. The translation of its Chinese name of 'seven-son flower from Zhejiang' refers to how the five-petalled, star-shaped, waxy white flowers are typicaly borne in heads of seven.
Close-by is another lovely, autumn-flowering shrub, Aralia elata or Angelica Tree. the large, creamy-white inflorescences resemble a fancy Elizabethan ruff!

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