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Winter Daphne


Few people would disagree if you were to tell them that winter daphne has one of the most beautiful and welcomed fragrances in the plant world. In addition to this, it is typically an easily-maintained evergreen shrub with attractive green and yellow variegated foliage on a plant to four feel tall. It requires little pruning or maintenance. Place it in the garden where its fragrance can be best appreciated.

Daphne odora 'Marginata' ('Aureo-marginata')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf length : 3"

Leaf width : 1/2 -1"

Leaf shape : Oval to inversely lance-shaped

Leaf color : Variegated - green with yellow margins

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes

Flower width : 1/2"

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3-4 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 4-10, 12, 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes