February

Sarcocca confusa
Sweet box. A modestly sized evergreen shrub that fills the air with a powerfully sweet fragrance.
Hamamelis mollis
Witch hazel. Alluring, unusual flowers with a mild fragrance are visible on several specimens.
Eranthis hyemalis
Winter aconite. Lovely, low-growing perennials with a burst of yellow flowers over whorled leaves.
Chimonanthus praecox
Wintersweet. Lightly colored and -scented flowers offer a subtle refreshment while strolling through the garden.