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- Azara microphylla
Common name: Box leaf azara, chin chin (Spanish name), vanilla tree
Azara microphylla is a small tree or large shrub native to South America that can grow up to 10 m. It is found in our Garden on the Southern Hemisphere Peninsula and is about 4 m tall. It is cold-hardy, with small, evergreen leaves and tiny fragrant yellow blooms in late winter which smell like chocolate or vanilla. More information.