Common Name: Daphne
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist
Flowering period: December to March
This is one of the most fragrant daphnes and as the name suggests, a Chinese species which grows quite happily in shade or dappled sunlight, but prefers some shelter from cold winds. The variegated form 'Aureomarginata' is hardier than the type, and an upright branching shrub with handsome creamy-yellow edged evergreen leaves, 8cm (3in) long and arranged in neat rosettes. The tubular flowers are small and fragrant, arranged in clusters at the shoot tips, and appearing early in the year. Plants like a cool moist rootrun, with good drainage.
Looks good with:Helleborus argutifolius
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