Daphne odora 'Sweet Amethyst' blooms in February/March with purple buds opening to lusciously fragrant, lilac-purple flowers.
Daphne odora 'Sweet Amethyst' blooms in February and March with purple buds opening to violet-to-lilac-purple, lusciously fragrant flowers. Plant in part sun/part shade with morning or late afternoon sun (protect it from the hottest sun of the day) in rich, well-drained soil. Winter daphne should offer just the lift you need to get you through the end of winter and into the excitement of spring. Do not move after planting as the roots are sensitive to disturbance.
Common Name: Winter Daphne
Family: Thymelaeaceae (The Daphne Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Late Winter
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: In the shade of upland trees around 1000m.
Award: GPP, AGM
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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