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winter honeysuckle (Lonicera x purpusii)

Wintersweet. Photograph: Alamy

If you make a winter honeysuckle (Lonicera x purpusii) happy, it dusts itself in creamy-white, highly fragrant flowers. Like many winter-flowering species, its scent is so strong that it carries for some distance – I’ve often found myself, nose up in …

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