This very hardy daphne comes from northwestern China, Tibet, Bhutan and northern Burma. Its flowers are rose purple, sweetly scented, and bloom in mid- to late spring. It will from a mounded shrub of lush evergreen leaves three feet tall and wide. Rich, well-drained soil in part to full sun. Do not move after planting.
Common Name: Daphne
Family: Thymelaeaceae (The Daphne Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open rocky slopes and pinewoods between 3000-5000m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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